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Achillea 'Cerise Queen'

Yarrow

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Key information

Plant type

Hardy perennial

Flower colour

Pink

Feature

Flowers, Attractive to wildlife

Hardiness

Hardy

Skill level

Beginner

photo by bbc.co.uk/gardening

Plant details

Cerise Queen' has the typical flat flower heads of the common yarrow and dark green feathery leaves. True to the name, the flowers are a cerise crimson, darker on the margins and growing paler at the centre. This hardy perennial looks wonderful in the border or in a gravel garden where it enjoys the good drainage.

Family: Asteraceae

Genus: Achillea

Cultivar: Cerise Queen

Plant type: Hardy perennial

Flower colour: Pink

Foliage colour: Mid-green

Feature: Flowers, Attractive to wildlife

Sun exposure: Full sun

Soil: Well-drained/light, Moist, Sandy

Hardiness: Hardy

Skill level: Beginner

Height: 60cm

Spread: 60cm

Time to divide plants: March to April

Flowering period: May to July


Reader reviews


Daisyheadcase

Lovely plant, easy to grow, but the slugs love the new shoots in spring. I've had to cloche mine this year to stop them munching it to death.


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