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ACHILLEA

Commonly known as Yarrow

All Flower JUN-SEP

Genus of about 85 species of mainly deciduous perennials from temperate regions of the northern hemisphere.

Recognised as yarrow or milfoil and named by Linnaeus after Achilles most produce numerous daisy-like flat flowerheads.

New cultivars and hybrids are appearing regularly. They combine well with grasses, make good cut-flowers and the seedheads are decorative in winter light.

Natives are represented by A. millefolium, yarrow and A. ptarmica, sneezeweed.

Further Reading....

  • Herbaceous - Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch. - mainly deciduous perennials.
  • Full sun
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - valuable wildlife plant - hoverflies, bees, butterflies.
  • Medicinal properties - the genus is named after Achilles, the Greek hero, who is said to have known of its wound healing properties.
  • Pests & Diseases - aphids possibly, powdery mildew.
  • Place of origin - northern hemisphere.
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil -
  • Wildlife - Butterfly friendly -
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Buy Varieties of ACHILLEA

ACHILLEA 'Cerise Queen'

ACHILLEA 'Cerise Queen'  >


Commonly known as: Yarrow.
Cerise pink everlasting flowers
Multibuy Any 3+ for £10.00 each
£12.00 each

ACHILLEA 'Cloth of Gold'   AWARD

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Commonly known as: Yarrow.
Bright gold, dries well
Multibuy Any 3+ for £10.00 each
£12.00 each
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Available again from summer 2020 - These plants are expected to be available sometime in summer.

ACHILLEA 'Credo'   AWARD

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Commonly known as: Yarrow.
Creamy yellow flowers and finely cut leaves
Multibuy Any 3+ for £10.00 each
£12.00 each
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Available autumn 2020 -

ACHILLEA 'Inca Gold'

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Commonly known as: Yarrow.
Silvery-green foliage and long-lasting golden-orange flowers ageing to bronze
Multibuy Any 3+ for £10.00 each
£12.00 each
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Available autumn 2020 -

ACHILLEA 'Moonshine'   AWARD

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Commonly known as: Yarrow.
Sulphur yellow, very floriferous
Multibuy Any 3+ for £10.00 each
£12.00 each
Available from July 2020 -

ACHILLEA 'Red Velvet'

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Commonly known as: Yarrow.
Clusters of deep rose-red flowers, each with a tiny pale yellow eye. Keeps colour well
Multibuy Any 3+ for £10.00 each
£12.00 each
Available from July 2020 -

ACHILLEA 'Walther Funcke'

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Commonly known as: Yarrow.
Red with yellow centres ageing to creamy yellow
Multibuy Any 3+ for £10.00 each
£12.00 each
Available from July 2020 -

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