Any plant that wins the RHS Garden Merit Award has to have something going for it and Achillea Coronation Gold is such a plant.
It has been in cultivation since the Queen’s Coronation and gets its common name from this.
Flowering in summer, it will reach around 1.2 metres in height. The foliage is a green to grey, feathery leaves and each stem has terminal flowers spikes.
The flowers a clean yellow, pink tinges can appear as they age.
This isa drought tolerant plant when grown in a good soil. Some extra water during very dry summers can be beneficial.
Achillea ‘Coronation Gold’ looks at its best when planted en masse or in a large clump. The flat yellow flowers heads make a great display for many weeks.
Achillea Coronation Gold Care
- Plant Achillea ‘Coronation Gold’ in a humus rich soil, well drained and in a sunny position.
- Water regularly trough the first summer, after this little watering will be required.
- At the end of winter, prune the plant right back to the new basal growth.
- A little top dressing with some well rotted compost and a little aged cow manure will be beneficial.
- Established clumps can be divided as an easy means of propagation.
Achillea Coronation Gold is available for sale from the following nurseries.
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125 Palmer Rd Jindivick 3818
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