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Achillea ptarmica ‘The Pearl’

White yarrow

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Features

  • BloomsJune to August
  • Height0.7m to 0.8m
  • Spread0.7m to 0.8m
  • Growth HabitClump
  • Flower ColourWhite
  • Leaf ColourDark green

Description

Achillea ptarmica ‘The Pearl’ (White yarrow). This is a spreading, upright perennial with large heads of small tight, button-like, double white flowerheads in summer. It has glossy, dark green, narrow, lance-shaped leaves.

Characteristics

Perennial, Deciduous, Fragrant

Other common names

Yarrow

Origin

North Temperate Zone

Interest and use

Border, cutting bed, dried arrangements.

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Needs

  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -23°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Sandy, Loamy, Chalky
  • Soil pH6.0 to 8.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

Cultivation

Needs full sun, well-drained soil and is fully hardy.

Propagation

When seed-raised, the flowers may be variable. Alternatively. divide plants in spring.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Aphids, powdery mildew

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