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Transplanting achillea ptarmica 'nobelssa'

Posted by garystpaul z4 MN (My Page) on
Fri, Apr 11, 14 at 13:30

I had good germination, after which about two dozen were transplanted into a flat. I'm ready to pot up into small square pots. I'm wondering if any of you ever put a couple seedlings together to make a sort of mini-clump to start out with, once they're ready to be set out in the garden. Or would these achilleas do better growing as singles?

Many thanks.

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RE: Transplanting achillea ptarmica 'nobelssa'

  • Posted by digdirt 6b-7a North AR (My Page) on
    Fri, Apr 11, 14 at 17:53

They clump and grow well together. I normally transplant them in clumps of 3-4 (mostly 4) into 4" pots and then group pots of 3-4 together in the garden.

Singles will grow ok but just don't look right to me - too lonesome and spindly looking alone. I want to see more blooms than green growth. So it is just an appearance issue.


RE: Transplanting achillea ptarmica 'nobelssa'

Thank you, Dave. Just the kind of information I was hoping for.


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