Always on the lookout for new Achillea or Yarrow to add to the garden I happened upon this new one being grown in the Franklin Park Conservatory test gardens. This charming beauty glowed in the afternoon sun.
Availability: North America, Europe, Japan
Large flower clusters start out rich pink, maturing to yellow/salmon and finishing pale primrose yellow. Outstanding compact, sturdy and full habit. Excellent flowering uniformity. Long blooming period, mid-June through July. Foliage is reliably robust and disease-resistant even in hot, sticky summers. Heat loving - no meltdown! A Blooms of Bressingham selection from Takii (from Sahin breeding).
Garden Care: Adaptable to nearly any soil type with adequate drainage. Allow to dry between waterings. Self-reliant and maintenance free. Deadheading enhances appearance and encourages rebloom. May be divided at any time to rejuvenate.
Exposure: Full Sun
Bloom Time: Summer
Flower Color: Pink, Yellow
Foliage Color: Green
USDA Hardiness Zones: 4,5,6,7,8 / -30 to -7°C
Uses: Mixed border, Container
Attributes: Cut flower, Dried flower, Long blooming, Attracts butterflies, Fragrant foliage
Today is also Fertilizer Friday hosted by our gal Glenda at “Tootsie Time”. So Flaunt Your Flowers!
Everyone have a wonderful weekend and enjoy those blooms while they last.
The rains have finally stopped but with a high of 43 degrees yesterday and the wind it was a reminder of things to come.