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Achillea 'Terracotta' (Yarrow 'Terracotta')

Beginner
skill rating
2 hours care
per year
0.9m
Max height
0.6m
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Achillea 'Terracotta'

Other names

Yarrow 'Terracotta', Achillea millefolium ‘Terracotta’

Genus

Achillea Achillea

Variety or Cultivar

'Terracotta' _ 'Terracotta' is a clump-forming, semi-evergreen perennial with finely-divided, grey-green leaves and, throughout summer, flat corymbs of deep yellow-orange flowers turning cream with age.


Achillea 'Terracotta' is: Deciduous

Habit

Clump-forming

Flower

Cream, Yellow-orange, Dark-yellow in Summer

Foliage

Grey-green in All seasons

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids Aphids

Powdery mildew Powdery mildew

General care

Pruning

Deadhead after flowering. Cut back untidy foliage in spring.

Propagation methods

Division


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Where to grow

Achillea 'Terracotta' (Yarrow 'Terracotta') will reach a height of 0.9m and a spread of 0.6m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Low Maintenance, Cottage/Informal, Architectural, Coastal, Flower Arranging, Beds and borders, Gravel, Prairie planting, Wildlife

Cultivation

Best grown in moist, well-drained soil in full sun. Will 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

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed

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

Hardy (H4)

Companion plants

Botanical name

Achillea 'Terracotta'

Other names

Yarrow 'Terracotta', Achillea millefolium ‘Terracotta’

Genus

Achillea Achillea

Variety or Cultivar

'Terracotta' _ 'Terracotta' is a clump-forming, semi-evergreen perennial with finely-divided, grey-green leaves and, throughout summer, flat corymbs of deep yellow-orange flowers turning cream with age.

Native to

Garden origin

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Clump-forming


Colour

Flower

Cream, Yellow-orange, Dark-yellow in Summer

Foliage

Grey-green in All seasons


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids

Specific diseases

Powdery mildew

General care

Pruning

Deadhead after flowering. Cut back untidy foliage in spring.

Propagation methods

Division


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Achillea 'Terracotta' (Yarrow 'Terracotta') will reach a height of 0.9m and a spread of 0.6m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Low Maintenance, Cottage/Informal, Architectural, Coastal, Flower Arranging, Beds and borders, Gravel, Prairie planting, Wildlife

Cultivation

Best grown in moist, well-drained soil in full sun. Will 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

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed

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

Hardy (H4)

USDA zones

Zone 9, Zone 8, Zone 7, Zone 6, Zone 5, Zone 4, Zone 3

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