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Achillea millefolium

Latin Name: Achillea millefolium
Common Name:  yarrow
Family: Asteraceae
Plant type: Herbaceous Perennial
Origin: Europe to western Asia, North America
Hard Zone: 3-9
Mature Size: 3′ x 3′ 53 more words

Herbaceous Perennial

Perennials that only cost a packet

Most seed companies highlight perennials that will flower the first year if sown early enough in spring, often labelling them as first-year-flowering. Many of these are well worth growing, especially if you are just starting a garden and need to fill large areas as cheaply as possible but they should not be ignored by any gardeners. 780 more words

New Plants

New garden bed

We’ve been having some rather blustery winter weather. For the last two weeks, almost day and night have been continuously blowing a gale at 80kmph/50mph. The highest gusts have been about 130kmph/80 mph and have brought down a number of trees across the upper mountains. 365 more words


Common Yarrow

An early summer bloomer, common yarrow (Achillea millefolium) is a non-native plant originally from Europe. They can be found in open fields across the United States and Canada, and has been introduced in Hawaii. 206 more words


Yarrow- Achillea Millefolium

I reckon the common Yarrow is one of the top ten to have in your herbal medicinal toolbox. Why? This easily recognizable perennial grows throughout nearly every habitat in California from sea level to 11,500ft. 318 more words