Achilleas are traditional border flowers valued for their feathery foliage and striking flat, circular heads of flowers throughout the main summer season. They team well with other perennial flowers and are a vital ingredient in traditional herbaceous borders. They’re also at home in island beds, cottage gardens and other perennial planting schemes. Achillea ‘Summer Pastels’ mix has beautiful blooms which are a mix of many colours from reds, to whites and yellows.
Blooms for weeks from early to late summer, this eye-catching beauty easily enlivens any sunny corner of the garden. Easy care, drought, heat, humidity, deer and rabbit tolerant, this Achillea is a perennial that is rich in many qualities aside from its good looks! Grows up to 2 feet tall (60 cm) with a similar spread, in sturdy, upright clumps. Thrives in full sun in average, dry to medium moisture, well-drained soils.Light shade is tolerated, but best colouring and flowering is obtained in full sun. Dry soils are also tolerated. Avoid rich, moist soils which would cause your Yarrow to get floppy or leggy. Good drainage is essential. Vital ingredient of herbaceous borders, cottage gardens, rock gardens, coastal garden, meadows or prairies. This Yarrow is also valued for the excellent quality of its cut flowers, whether in bouquets or dried floral arrangements.