Achillea, commonly known as yarrow, is an attractive, summer-flowering perennial with flat flower heads and feather-like leaves. Flowers best in full sun, in light well-drained soil.
Bees and butterflies love Achillea.
Achillea ‘Moonshine’ is highly valued for its sulphur-yellow flowers and grey-green, ferny foliage. It looks stunning planted with Salvia nemorosa or with the red ‘Crocosmia ‘Lucifer’. ‘Moonshine’ grows to 60-8ocm tall.
This lovely perennial carries rusty-orange flower heads, maturing to soft yellow during summer. The leaves of Achillea ‘Terracotta’ are grey-green and have a feathery appearance. Expect a height of 75cm.
Achillea millefolium ‘Cerise Queen’
If you want to bring softer colours to the garden choose Achillea millefolium ‘Cerise Queen’ and Achillea millefolium ‘Lilac Beauty’