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Achillea millefolium
No ornamental value (C)
Height: 100 cm.
USDA Hardiness Zone 7, even 6b. The plant tolerates low temperatures (-15° C even  -20° C), it can be covered by snow for months (1 - 8 months). Somewhat dry areas where the drought may last 3 - 5 months. Precipitations of 400 - 800 mm. are concentrated in winter. Humid areas, with almost constant rainfall. Short dry periods are possible (generally not longer than 1 month). Fully exposed to the sun. Level areas or slopes facing north. Some shadow. Some protection against direct sunlight, some shadow from vegetation, filtering about 20 - 40 % of light.
Annual White, 5 petals
Medicinal Weed
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These seeds are generally restocked in: February
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Seeds packet:

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One packet contains at least 50 seeds.

This is not exactly a beautiful plant, but its medicinal properties make its cultivation absolutely worthwhile and it is a real treasure for treating several diseases.
For the seeds to germinate they need light, so one must sow them superficially.
It has an extremely wide scope of action, and is especially good for treating kindney diseases and for treating wounds due to its antiinflmmatory, and antiseptic action. It can also stimulate appetite and act as general tonic. On the downside is the fact that in the long run it may provoke allergies and promotes sun sensibility of the skin, so care must be taken in these cases.