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Achillea millefolium ‘Cerise Queen’

Yarrow 'Cerise Queen'

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Features

  • BloomsJuly to August
  • Height0.08m to 1m
  • Spread0.1m to 0.5m
  • Growth HabitStalked clump
  • Flower ColourBright deep pink
  • Leaf ColourDark green

Description

Achillea millefolium ‘Cerise Queen’ (Yarrow 'Cerise Queen'). This is a vigorous cultivar which grows to 1 metre. It has mat-forming dark green, woolly leaves and vivid deep pink flowers with white disc florets which fade with age.

Characteristics

Perennial, Deciduous, Herbaceous

Origin

Northern Hemisphere

Interest and use

Grown mainly for its flowers.

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Sandy, Loamy, Chalky
  • Soil pH7.0 to 8.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

Cultivation

This species prefers full sun, and a well drained soil.

Propagation

Divided plants in spring

Pests, diseases or disorders

Powdery mildew is common and aphids may be a problem.

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