Achillea tomentosa

Achillea tomentosa

  Asteraceae Form -native to Europe and Northern Asia, up to height of 1 foot Culture -thrive in sandy, dry conditions that have good air circulation -perfectly drained soil located in full sun -to maintain thick consistency, divide every 3-5 years -propagate by division or cuttings from emerging shoots Use -does not tolerate heat and humidity -best for rock gardens or well drained places Foliage -wooly gray-green feathery leaves -form low-growing, spreading mounds -flat topped clusters of yellow flowers Interesting Facts -name from the commemoration of the Greek god Achilles, believed to use these plants to heal wounds