Where to plant in my garden?
Good for a flowering lawn, mini meadow, a pot or for adding late colour to a mixed border.
A great ‘companion’ plant; repelling some insect pests whilst attracting beneficial insects such as Ladybirds and Hoverflies.
A drought tolerant plant.
Habitat: Grassland & hedgerow, cliff tops, sand dunes and rough ground.
Growth Type: Perennial
Position: Full sun to semi-shade
Soil Preference: Wide range
5 Jumbo plug plants
Noted for attracting wildlife, Yarrow is one of the best producers of nectar in relation to the small space the plant occupies.
Attracts birds, butterflies, bees, hoverflies and many other insects.
A caterpillar food plant of the Essex Emerald, Lime Speck Pug, Wormwood Pug, Straw Belle and Ruby Tiger Moths.
Attracts Large Skipper, Small Copper, Wall, Meadow Brown, Small Heath, Large Skipper, Peacock butteflies.
Advised to plant in informal groups to encourage recognition and attract bees, butterflies and other pollinating insects.