Yarrow Summer™ Pastels Flower Seeds

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New! Long-lasting perennial.

Shades of sunny pastel blooms make excellent cut flowers and reliable perennial garden plants with decorative, fern-like foliage. As cut flowers, the 2–4", flat-topped flower heads on 24" stems add bulk, durability, and beauty to bouquets. Long vase life. When dried, the colour is retained. Summer Pastels F2 population. Flowers first year from seed. Low maintenance. Tolerates drought, once established.
Perennial.

• Attracts and supports beneficial insects.

Ht. 70cm
x 50 seeds
DAYS TO GERMINATION:10-14 days at 18-22°C.

SOWING:Transplant (recommended): Sow 8-10 weeks before last frost. Do not cover seed as light is required for germination. Bottom water or mist lightly to avoid covering the seed with displaced soil. Direct seed: Sow seed in late spring, after late frost, early summer, or Autumn. Thin to stand 12-24" apart. Support may be necessary.

GROWING ON:Grow seedlings for 3-5 weeks at
(21-22°C) in full light. 

LIGHT PREFERENCE:Sun.

SOIL REQUIREMENTS:Any well-drained soil.

PLANT SPACING:12-24".

HARVEST:Fresh: Harvest when pollen is visible on the flowers. Cut in the coolest part of the day.

USES:Excellent cut or dried flower. Permanent beds and mass plantings.

Note:Divide every 3-4 years to maintain vigor.

SCIENTIFIC NAME:Achillea millefolium