Achillea filipendulina



Rhizomatous herbaceous perennial approx 1.2m high by .6m wide. Leaves are fern-like and aromatic. Yellow flowers are held in flat, terminal heads held on upright stems during summer. Varieties feature larger flower heads and strap-like foliage.


Flowering perennial suitable for cottage gardens, perennial borders and rockeries. Also used as a dried flower.


Prefers full sun, well-drained soil and temperate climates. Tolerates frost and most soil conditions.


Propagate by division or cuttings.


Many cultivars available including the popular:

'Cerise Queen'

'Cloth of Gold'

x 'Coronation Gold'



'Parker's Variety'



Plant Health

Pest and disease free.

More info

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