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Achillea millefolium ‘Cerise Queen’
Common Name: Yarrow Family: Asteraceae (The Aster Family)

As with many yarrows this one changes in tones as the flowers age. Beginning with bright cherry red the flowers eventually fade to a lighter pink. Lovely with pink Lychnis ’Jenny’ and Geranium psilostemon, or toned down with Nepeta ‘Six Hills Giant’ or Campanula poscharskyana.

Geogrpahical Origin:
Miscellaneous - Circumboreal

Americas - North America

Europe and Africa - Europe and Western Russia

Miscellaneous - Garden Origin

Native Habitat:
Meadows, pastures, lawns, and other open places on all but the poorest soils.

ClassDeciduous Primary Bloom ColourPink/Magenta
TypePerennial Secondary Bloom ColourWhite
Height8-12" Bloom TimeSummer - Fall
Spread8-12" FragranceNo
Light ExposureLoves Sun Full - Part Sun Sun Foliage ColourGreen
Soil MoistureAverage Dry Stem Colour
Hardiness2-9 BerriesNo
BC NativeYes

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Recommended Companion Plants:
Lychnis flos-cuculi plena ‘Jenny’
Nepeta ‘Purple Haze’
Campanula poscharskyana ‘Blue Waterfall’

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