The Plant Company

Bringing your garden to life


01403 740100

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The Plant Company
Coolham Road
West Chiltington
West Sussex
RH20 2LH

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Opening times:
Tuesday-Friday, 9:00-17:30.
Closed public holidays.


The Plants

Achillea millefolium 'Terracotta'


Photo of Achillea millefolium 'Terracotta'


A stunning achillea with biscuit-orange flowerheads fading to cream as summer progresses. It has narrow, fern-like foliage and the flowers are large and plate-like. This easy-to-grow yarrow is irresistible to butterflies and drought-tolerant once established. Flowers from late spring to first frost. An excellent cut or dried flower.


  • Perennials

Foliage: Deciduous

Hardiness: Hardy

Vigour: Fast growing


  • Beds and borders
  • Flower arranging
  • Mediterranean style garden

Special features

  • Attractive to wildlife
  • Low maintenance
  • Drought tolerant

Care instructions

Achilleas tolerates most soils but does best in a sunny well-drained site. Dislikes heavy water-logged clay soil. Cut down to the ground in late winter, but resist the urge to do this earlier, as the seed heads look lovely in the winter light. Pull out seedlings as they appear, as they rarely match the host plant. Lift and divide large clumps in late autumn or early spring.


Size: Small

Pot size: 2 litre

Eventual height: 60cm

Eventual spread: 60cm


  • Sun


  • South
  • East
  • West

Soil types

  • Sandy
  • Normal

Soil pH ranges

  • Acid
  • Neutral
  • Alkaline

Special conditions

  • Coastal