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Achillea millefolium 'Cerise Queen' (Large Plant)

Yarrow

Hardy Perennial

Bright cerise pink flowers are produced on tall stems above the aromatic, feathery foliage. This vigorous variety requires little maintenance to create an explosion of late summer colour at the backs of herbaceous borders. Easy to grow, even on poor dry soils, Achillea millefolium 'Cerise Queen' is ideal for wildlife gardens where it attracts butterflies and other insects. The vivid range of colours also makes yarrow a spectacular cut or dried flower. Height: 60cm (24"). Spread: 60cm (24").

Culinary note: The leaves of the yarrow can be used cooked or raw. They have a bitter flavour but are good in mixed salads and best used when young. They may also be used as a preservative or flavouring for beer. The flowers and leaves can be made into an aromatic tea. click here.

 

Lifetime Guarantee on Hardy Plants Large Potted Plant Special Offer

Ideal For:
cottage gardens, wildlife gardens, low maintenance garden, cut flower garden, coastal garden
Flowering Period:
May, June, July, August
Position:
full sun
    • 1 x 1 litre potted achillea plant

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    • Despatch: By end of March 2017
    • £9.99
    • 2 x 1 litre potted achillea plants

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    • Despatch: By end of March 2017
    • £14.99
Plant out Achillea plants into any well-drained soil in full sun. Achillea plants dislike wet ground, particularly during winter. Improve heavy soil conditions by adding coarse grit or sharp sand prior to planting.
Once established, Yarrow is reasonably drought tolerant and requires little maintenance. In summer, stake the tall flower stems with garden canes to prevent them drooping and leave faded flower heads intact at the end of summer to enjoy an attractive autumn seed head display. When the first frosts blacken the stems, cut them down to ground level. Lift and divide overcrowded clumps of yarrow in spring. Caution: irritant to skin and eyes.

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