Achillea millefolium 'Summer Berries'

A good performer in our perennials for picking trial. We loved the soft-coloured and bright plateaux of flowers in the garden and they make some of the best fillers in a bunch or vase. More
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A good performer in our perennials for picking trial. We loved the soft-coloured and bright plateaux of flowers in the garden and they make some of the best fillers in a bunch or vase. Sear the stem ends in boiling water for 20 seconds and leave them in cool water overnight before arranging. Keep picking hard to keep them flowering, or cut them back as they go over to bloom a second time.

Genus Achillea
Group/Species millefolium
Variety Summer Berries
Type Hardy Perennial
Common Name Yarrow
Border Position Middle
Soil Type Acid, Alkaline, Chalky, Clay, Fertile, Heavy Clay, Neutral, Sandy
Scent Aromatic scent
Site Full Sun
Moisture Moist but Well-drained
Height 60cm (24in)
Spacing 60cm (24in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Plant in a sunny spot in the middle of the border. Displays are much more effective planted in groups of 3.
Care Tips Cut back after first flowering to encourage a second flush in late summer. Divide plants every 3 years to rejuvenate.
Flowering June - August
Vase Life Sear the stem ends in boiling water for 20 seconds and leave them in cool water overnight before arranging.
Harvesting Flower production: 3-4 months
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
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Achillea millefolium 'Summer Berries' reviews

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Reviewed 20th August 2019 by Margaret

It’s looking beautiful so have ordered another!