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Achillea millefolium - 'Cerise Queen'

Type Herbaceous flower, Deciduous, Flowering
Form Ground-Hugging Rounded Clump
Size Medium Border Plant (50-180cm height)
Colours Cerise Flowers (Summer), Medium green Foliage
Care Some Maintenance Required - Tough Plant
Hardiness Very hardy
Growth Medium Growing Plant
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Achillea millefolium - Cultivation Notes

This hardy herbaceous perennial will flourish in any fertile free draining soil. Plant in full sun and cut back to ground every winter, dividing clumps every 3 - 5 years to encourage healthy growth and flowering. Staking may be required in exposed areas.

Strengths, Weaknesses & Design Usage

Strengths of Achillea millefolium:

  • Attracts wildlife to feed or nest
  • All round tough plant suitable for problem areas
  • Tolerates cold exposed locations

Weaknesses of Achillea millefolium

  • Does not tolerate very dry or very wet soils

Design & Plant Use for Achillea millefolium:

  • Summer flowering herbaceous plant suitable for border planting
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Common Missspellings: Achilea, Aechilea, Achillia

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