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AGM plants have been through a rigorous trial and assessment programme. They are:
This plant will provide nectar and pollen for bees and the many other types of pollinating insects.
It is included in an evolving list of plants carefully researched and chosen by RHS experts. Divided into 3 groups these lists, linked below, are maintained by a team of RHS staff and are reviewed annually.
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Other common names
common yarrow devil's nettle
hundred-leaved grass lace plant milfoil nosebleed nose pepper old man's pepper sanguinary savory tea soldier's woundwort thousand-leaf thousand-seal thousand weed
Achillea ambigua Poll. Achillea millefolium white
Achillea can be mat-forming or upright perennials, mostly herbaceous, with sometimes aromatic, pinnately divided or simple and toothed leaves and flattened clusters of small, daisy-like flower-heads
A. millefolium is a spreading stoloniferous perennial with narrow, finely pinnately dissected leaves and small, cream or pink flowerheads in flat heads in summer
Europe to W Asia
Habit Spreading / Branched
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect South-facing or North-facing or West-facing or East-facing
Exposure Exposed or Sheltered
MoistureWell-drained, Moist but well-drained
SoilChalk, Clay, Sand, Loam
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
Suitable for growing in a sunny situation in the in the wild garden or rock garden. Good for cutting and drying
Propagate by seed or by division in the spring
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Wildflower meadow Wildlife Gardens Prairie Planting Cottage & Informal Garden Coastal
Pruning No pruning required
Pests Can get aphids
May suffer from powdery mildews
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