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Achillea filipendulina 'Gold Plate'


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Key information

Plant type

Hardy perennial

Flower colour



Flowers, Attractive to wildlife



Skill level


Achillea filipendula 'Gold Plate'

Plant details

Yarrows come in a variety of different colours, from white and yellow to shocking pink. Their flat flower heads contrast wonderfully with their dark green, feathery foliage, and make the perfect landing pad for insects. They're particularly attractive to hoverflies.

Achillea 'Gold Plate' has mid-green to grey-green leaves with large, bright golden yellow flowers. It's perfect for growing towards the middle of an ornamental border or wildlife garden, and is also ideal for growing in gravel gardens. For best results, grow Achillea 'Gold Plate' in full sun in well-drained soil. Divide clumps every three to five years, and never allow plants to become waterlogged.

Family: Asteraceae

Genus: Achillea

Species: filipendulina

Cultivar: Gold Plate

Plant type: Hardy perennial

Flower colour: Yellow

Foliage colour: Mid-green

Feature: Flowers, Attractive to wildlife

Sun exposure: Full sun

Soil: Well-drained/light, Chalky/alkaline, Dry, Moist, Sandy

Hardiness: Hardy

Skill level: Beginner

Height: 120cm

Spread: 45cm

Time to divide plants: March to May

Flowering period: June to September

Reader reviews

Sean Fishpool


Dave Searle

I agree Sean, this is a wonderful plant. I have several of these around my garden.

Paul Maidment



igrew achillea summer berries i planted them for a customer, i thought they were lovely pinks@othershades, but someone told her that it was yarrow and they are weeds. so i looked it up, and yes, but i thought its got beautiful flowers on it plus bees love it.


One mans weed is another mans treasure

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