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Achillea argentea | Also known as: Achillea | Rating: 0 votes | Print / Pdf

Achillea argentea is an evergreen species that spreads like a mat across the ground. It's a species that's easy to grow and won't need much looking after.. The leaves can be silvery or cream coloured and the flowers are white. The flowers last a long time on the plant so you'll be able to appreciate them for many weeks over the summer. It grows best in soil that's alkaline or acidic. It will grow in soil that's sandy or slightly clay.

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Plant
Known dangers?
  • yes
Dangers: comments
  • Skin reaction possible if you touch leaves.
Height [m]
  • 0.25
Spread [m]
  • 0.5
Dominant flower colour
  • White
Flower Fragrance
  • No, neutral please
Flowering seasons
  • Early summer
  • Mid summer
  • Late summer
Foliage in spring
  • Grey or silver
Foliage in summer
  • Grey or silver
Foliage in Autumn
  • Grey or silver
Propagation methods
  • seed
  • division
Growth habit
  • Mat-forming
Environment
Acidity
  • Neutral
  • Alkaline
Hardiness zone
  • Z1-11
Heat zone
  • H8-5
Winter temperatures [°C]
  • -46 - 4
Heat days
  • 30 - 120
Moisture
  • well-drained
  • well-drained but frequently watered
Soil type
  • sandy
  • chalky
  • loams
Sun requirements
  • Full sun
Exposure
  • Exposed
  • Sheltered
Usage
Standard category
  • Flowers & bulbs
  • Wild flowers
Grown for
  • Attractive Flowers
Creative category
  • For Beginners
  • Colours
  • For every season
Garden type
  • Cottage garden
  • Rock garden
  • Meadows
  • Prairies
Garden spaces
  • Cut flowers
  • Borders
Gardening expertise
  • beginner
Time to reach full size
  • 2 to 5 years