2-3 Litre Pot
- RHS Award of Garden Merit
- Position: Full sun
- Soil: Moist, well drained
- Growth Rate: Fast
- Flowering Period: May-October
- Hardiness: Hardy
- Eventual Height: 0.5-1m
- Eventual Spread: 0.5-1m
Achillea Lachsschonheit Salmon Beauty, commonly known as Yarrow, a recipient of the prestigious RHS Award of Garden Merit, is an erect herbaceous perennial with silvery grey/green foliage forming underneath tall erect stems which bears clusters of flat orange/salmon flowers which in weeks/months begins fading into pink and light cream colours. This Achillea offers a very long flowering period which provides you with a longer period of interest, adding more colour for more time in your garden. Achilleas look beautiful in gardens designed to attract wildlife as this is a real bee and butterfly magnet, not to mention releasing a wonderful scent for the human nose.
Looking After Your Achillea Lachsschonheit Salmon Beauty
Generally pest and disease free an easy to grow herbaceous perennial in many if not all locations. A low maintenance plant which will thrive in a wide range of garden soil types as long as they are well drained, and will benefit from a sunny area in all types of garden from the more informal cottage planting scheme to town, courtyard or coastal garden, the sunnier the position the better the flower colour and production. Dead head or cut back the stems after flowering regularly to extend the blooming season. Late Winter/early Spring cut down to ground level, when you could also lift and divide to increase stock or move to another site.