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Achillea filipendulina 'Cloth of Gold' (Yarrow 'Cloth of Gold')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
1.5m
Max height
0.5m
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Achillea filipendulina 'Cloth of Gold'

Other names

Yarrow 'Cloth of Gold'

Genus

Achillea Achillea

Variety or Cultivar

'Cloth of Gold' _ 'Cloth of Gold' is a clump-forming, herbaceous perennial with light-green, finely divided leaves. From late summer to early autumn, it bears flat umbels of golden-yellow flowers.


Achillea filipendulina 'Cloth of Gold' is: Deciduous

Habit

Compact, Spreading

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Flower

Yellow in Summer; Yellow in Autumn

Foliage

Light green in Summer; Light green in Autumn

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids Aphids

Powdery mildew Powdery mildew

General care

Propagation methods

Division


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Where to grow

Achillea filipendulina 'Cloth of Gold' (Yarrow 'Cloth of Gold') will reach a height of 1.5m and a spread of 0.5m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, Cottage/Informal, Low Maintenance, Prairie planting

Cultivation

Grows well in moist, well-drained soil. Will also tolerate a wide range of soil conditions, except for heavy wet winter clay.

Soil type

Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Well-drained, Moist but well-drained

Soil pH

Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

Companion plants

Botanical name

Achillea filipendulina 'Cloth of Gold'

Other names

Yarrow 'Cloth of Gold'

Genus

Achillea Achillea

Variety or Cultivar

'Cloth of Gold' _ 'Cloth of Gold' is a clump-forming, herbaceous perennial with light-green, finely divided leaves. From late summer to early autumn, it bears flat umbels of golden-yellow flowers.

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Compact, Spreading

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)


Colour

Flower

Yellow in Summer; Yellow in Autumn

Foliage

Light green in Summer; Light green in Autumn


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids

Specific diseases

Powdery mildew

General care

Propagation methods

Division


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Achillea filipendulina 'Cloth of Gold' (Yarrow 'Cloth of Gold') will reach a height of 1.5m and a spread of 0.5m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, Cottage/Informal, Low Maintenance, Prairie planting

Cultivation

Grows well in moist, well-drained soil. Will also tolerate a wide range of soil conditions, except for heavy wet winter clay.

Soil type

Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Well-drained, Moist but well-drained

Soil pH

Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

USDA zones

Zone 10, Zone 9, Zone 8, Zone 7, Zone 6, Zone 5

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(22/07/2013)

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