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Achillea santolina - L.
                 
Common Name
Family Asteraceae or Compositae
USDA hardiness Coming soon
Known Hazards None known
Habitats Not known
Range E. Asia - Himalayas.
Edibility Rating  
Other Uses  
Weed Potential No
Medicinal Rating  
Care
Well drained soil Moist Soil Full sun

Summary

Achillea santolina


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Achillea santolina
   
Physical Characteristics
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Achillea santolina is a PERENNIAL growing to 0.3 m (1ft). The flowers are hermaphrodite (have both male and female organs) and are pollinated by Insects.Suitable for: light (sandy), medium (loamy) and heavy (clay) soils, prefers well-drained soil and can grow in nutritionally poor soil. Suitable pH: acid, neutral and basic (alkaline) soils. It cannot grow in the shade. It prefers dry or moist soil. The plant can tolerate maritime exposure.

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Habitats
 Cultivated Beds;
Edible Uses
None known
Medicinal Uses


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Carminative;  Stomachic;  Tonic.

The plant is carminative and tonic[240]. It is used to treat stomach aches in children[240].
Other Uses
Repellent.

The plant is insect repellent[240].
Cultivation details
We have very little information on this species and do not know if it will be hardy in Britain, though judging by its native range it should succeed outdoors at least in the milder parts of this country. The following notes are based on the general needs of the genus. Succeeds in most soils but prefers a well-drained soil in a sunny position[1, 200]. Plants in this genus generally live longer when growing in a poor soil[200]. Hybridizes freely with other members of this genus[200].
Propagation
Seed - sow spring or early autumn in a cold frame[133]. The seed usually germinates in 1 - 3 months[133]. When large enough to handle, prick the seedlings out into individual pots and plant them out in the summer. Division in spring or autumn. Very easy, the divisions can be planted direct into their permanent positions. Basal cuttings of new shoots in spring. Very easy, collect the shoots when they are about 10cm tall, potting them up individually in pots and keeping them in a warm but lightly shaded position. They should root within 3 weeks and will be ready to plant out in the summer.
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Weed Potential

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Conservation Status
IUCN Red List of Threatened Plants Status :
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Latin NameCommon NameEdibility RatingMedicinal Rating
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Achillea ptarmicaSneeze-Wort, Sneezeweed21
Achillea sibiricaSiberian Yarrow11
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