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Achillea 'Terracotta'


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Key information

Plant type

Hardy perennial

Flower colour



Flowers, Attractive to wildlife



Skill level


Achillea 'Terracotta'

Plant details

Achilleas are traditional border flowers valued for their feathery foliage and striking flat, circular heads of flowers throughout the main summer season. They team well with other perennial flowers and are a vital ingredient of a traditional herbaceous border they are also at home in island beds, cottage gardens and other perennial planting schemes. The variety 'Terracotta' has beautiful blooms which open orange fading to yellow with age.

Family: Asteraceae

Genus: Achillea

Cultivar: Terracotta

Plant type: Hardy perennial

Flower colour: Orange

Feature: Flowers, Attractive to wildlife

Sun exposure: Full sun

Soil: Well-drained/light, Moist, Sandy

Hardiness: Hardy

Skill level: Beginner

Height: 80cm

Spread: 50cm

Time to plant seeds: March to May

Time to divide plants: March to May

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I have just cut off the lower branches of a leylandii hedge up to about 5ft. Any suggestions on what would grow best in the ground now exposed below the hedge??

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