Common Name: Yarrow
Latin Name: Achillea Millefolium
Ultimate Height: 1 Meter
Flower Colour: White
Soil: Clay, Loam, Sand, Chalk, Acidic, Akaline, Neutral
Common Uses and History:
Yarrow has a great history and is a fascinating for bees and butterflies too.
The latin name - Achillea millefolium comes partly from Achilles, the mythological greek warrior who it is said used Yarrow to treat his wounds and those of his fellow warriors. The millefolium is a representation of its many flowers. The bees loves the open accessible pollen that these broad flat flowers give access to.
Yarrow is very much a native British wildflower and grows throughout the British lsles.