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Used throughout history, Achilles used yarrow leaves to heal his soldiers wounds, hence the genus is named after him. Similar to comfrey, if you layer leaves through the compost heap, it will increase the breakdown of your garden waste.

Hardiness: Hardy

Height: 80cm

Spread: 60cm

Soil type: Well drained 

Aspect: Full sun 

Flower colour: White 

Flowering time: Summer

Achillea millefolium Yarrow

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