A dwarf variety with gorgeous, golden flowers. A nice little groundcover that will give you some wow colour.
Achillea 'Golden Fleece' is tolerant of poor soils and likes a sunny position. It will also grow well in a pot.
The dark green leaves have soft, silver hairs. The leaves form a dense mat that is great for suppressing those nasty weeds.
Achillea is commonly known as Sneezewort or Yarrow. The botanical name for the common form is Achillea ptarmica. Achillea is named for the Greek mythological hero who found healing qualities in plants. ptarmica is from the green ptario which means to sneeze. When the foliage is crushed it has a fragrance which can cause sneezing. In fact, dried leaves were used to make sneezing powder. For Achillea 'Golden Fleece', the botanical name is A. tomentosa which is from Spanish, meaning covered in soft hairs.
Fleuroselect is the international organisation for the ornamental plants industry. It conducts vigorous trials to determine the best varieties.
Supplied as: Pots
Summer to Autumn
Cool to Mediterranean
Full Sun to Semi Shade