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Achillea millefolium 'Summer Berries'

For sale by Charlie Armour

This grower is sure of this plant identification.

Sown from seed this year (2016) so not sure which colour it will be yet.

Achillea millefolium 'Summer Berries' | Wrington, Bristol, North Somerset, BS40
Pot SizeTotal Price
1 litre
£2.50

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Plant Finder: about the Achillea genus

Common names

Yarrow

Description

Achillea genus (Yarrow). There are about 85 species of Achillea. They are mainly upright perennials, some of which are semi-evergreen. They will produce fern-like foliage, often with hairy and aromatic large, usually disc-like flower heads which will bloom mainly in the summer.

Cultivation

They are fully hardy and will tolerate most soils but grow well in a sunny, well drained soil. The taller species and cultivars will need staking. Tall species and cultivars need staking.

Interest and use

Borders and rock gardens. Flower heads may be dried for winter decoration. Suitable for coastal conditions.

Used in traditional medicine to staunch bleeding and to raise temperature to increase sweating. Yarrow's use as a medicine may stretch back to 60,000 BC, based on the evidence of plants found in a Neanderthal burial site.

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  • BloomsJune to September
  • Height0.1m to 0.6m
  • Spread0.1m to 0.5m
  • Growth HabitLow spreading
  • Flower ColourWhite,yellow, pink, red,
  • Leaf ColourGrey green

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Wrington, Bristol, North Somerset, BS40
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