Achillea Sassy Summer Sangria
Striking large bright red flower heads throughout summer attracting bees to your garden. Foliage is upright and will die down in autumn. It is hardy.
Month Available: May
Evergreen / Deciduous: Deciduous
Flower Colour: Red
Suitable For Wildlife: Bees
Soil Type: Well-drained
Sun/Shade: Full sun
Season of Interest: Summer
Plant Type: Perennial
Main Attribute: Summer flowering
Height / Spread: 80cm x 100cm (32in x 40in)
These are lovely plants once established, always plant out in spring to avoid winter wet as they establish.
Where to Plant: Patio pots, Borders
Pests and Diseases: Aphids, Powdery Mildew
Plant Care: Cut back by half once flowering has finished.
Care and Time: Low - winter
Benefits: Colour for the garden, upright growth habit.
History: Achillea, common name yarrow, was the name of the Greek mythological character Achilles. According to ancient Greek history, Achilles soldiers used the yarrow plant to help treat their wounds, hence some of the common names such as bloodwort.
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