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Achillea millefolium ‘Lachsschonheit’

Yarrow 'Lachsschö'

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Features

  • BloomsJune to August
  • Height0.08m to 1m
  • Spread0.1m to 1m
  • Growth HabitStalked clump
  • Flower ColourSalmon, pink, then cream-white
  • Leaf ColourMedium green
  • AwardsRHS Garden Merit

Description

Achillea millefolium ‘Lachsschonheit’ (Yarrow 'Lachsschö'). This is a clump-forming plant with broadly linear, pinnatifid, dark green leaves. In the summer, many branched stems produce corymbs of profuse, salmon-pink flowers fading to pink then cream-white, which are up to 14 cms across.

Synonymous with A. m. Salmon Beauty'.

Characteristics

Perennial, Deciduous, Herbaceous

Origin

Northern Hemisphere

Interest and use

Grown mainly for their 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

Fully Hardy.

Propagation

Divide plants in spring

Pests, diseases or disorders

Powdery mildew is common and aphids may be a problem.

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