Gold Yarrow Seeds

mary_maxJuly 1, 2007

If I save seeds from this gold yarrow will the new ones be gold also. Thanks

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remy_gw

Hi Mary,
It all depends on the cultivar you have and whether any other varieties are grown close by. If you have another color yarrow blooming at the same time, they will cross. The seedlings will have variations in growth and color. If no other varieties are close by and it is not a hybrid it will come true from seed. Like if it is the straight species Achillea filipendulina which blooms yellow, your babies will be exactly the same. A named hybrid(I don't know how often this is the case with yarrow) will have seeding variation just as if you had another cultivar growing close by.
Remy

    Bookmark   July 12, 2007 at 9:55AM
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mary_max

Remy, Thanks so much for the info. Yes I have other ones close by. I appreciate your answer!

    Bookmark   July 15, 2007 at 6:00PM
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