Achillea Fanal (Red Beauty)


SKU: achillea-fanal-red-beauty Category:
Common Name: Yarrow
Size: 2-3 LITRE
Hardiness: H7
Hardiness Ratings

All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees ˚C) are shown in brackets

  • H1a: under glass all year (>15˚C)
  • H1b: can be grown outside in the summer (10 - 15 ˚C)
  • H1c: can be grown outside in the summer (5 - 10 ˚C)
  • H2: tolerant of low temperatures, but not surviving being frozen (1 to 5 ˚C)
  • H3: hardy in coastal and relatively mild parts of the UK (-5 to 1 ˚C)
  • H4: hardy through most of the UK (-10 to -5 ˚C)
  • H5: hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters (-15 to -10 ˚C)
  • H6: hardy in all of UK and northern Europe (-20 to -15 ˚C)
  • H7: hardy in the severest European continental climates (< -20 ˚C)
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2-3 Litre Pot

  • Position: Full sun
  • Soil: Moist, well drained
  • Growth Rate: Average
  • Flowering Period: June-September
  • Hardiness: H7
  • Eventual Height: 79cm
  • Eventual Spread: 60cm

Achillea Fanal, commonly known as Red Beauty or Beacon Yarrow, an eye catching herbaceous perennial of compact habit producing masses of long lasting clusters of brilliant carmine-red flowers with yellow centres formed on stout stems above the aromatic grey-green, fern-like foliage. A perfect pollinator attracting butterflies, bees and other beneficial insects to the garden. A must for the mixed border providing an eye catching colourful display over a long period. A favourite with the florist for cut flower arrangements and suitable for a dried floral display.

Looking After Your Achillea Fanal

Generally pest and disease free an easy to grow herbaceous perennial in many if not all locations. A low maintenance plant which will tolerate a wide range of garden soils as long as they are well drained, and will benefit from a sunny area in all types of garden from cottage planting schemes to town, courtyard or coastal gardens, the sunnier the position the better the flower colour and production. Dead head or cut back the stems after flowering regularly to extend the blooming season. Cut down to ground level late Winter/early Spring when you can also lift and divide to increase stock or move to another site.

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