Achillea Millefolium Summer Berries
Achillea Millefolium Summer Berries flowering
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Achillea Millefolium Summer Berries or Achillea Summer Berries is a yarrow plant smothered in bright striking blooms throughout the summer months. A traditional summer perennial plant Achillea Millefolium Summer Berries will repeat flower and keep your flower beds bright in late summer months. Achillea Millefolium Summer Berries foliage appears first in attractive feathery stems that move with the breeze and have an aromatic scent. In contrast the tiny flat blooms that follow in June, July and August grow in clusters to create a plate of striking reds, oranges, yellows and pinks. The colours of Summer Berries are some of the brightest you will find in a summer garden. These stunning flower heads attract all pollinators including butterflies.
How Hardy Is Achillea Millefolium Summer Berries
Achillea Millefolium Summer Berries is hardy throughout the UK re-growing after harsh frosts and snow if kept from waterlogged areas.
How To Use Achillea Millefolium Summer Berries
Achillea Summer Berries is ideal as a bright backdrop to the mixed herbaceous border as it can grow to a height of 60 centimetres and spread over the same distance. Summer Berries looks especially attractive in a cottage garden display as it mixes well with other traditional perennial summer flowers such as forget-me-nots and Nigella.
There are so many flower heads on Achillea Millefolium Summer Berries that you won’t ruin the display by picking them. They perform well as cut flowers and retain their vivid colours well when dried.
How To Care For Achillea Millefolium Summer Berries
Achillea Millefolium Summer Berries grows best in full sun. It is a forgiving and tolerant plant that will grow in poor soils although a moist, well-drained sunny spot is preferred. If your soil is less than perfect water Achillea Summer Berries regularly and use a good quality feed.
Once the flower heads are spent, cut the whole plant back to the ground because it will re-grow and quickly produce another round of amazing vivid colours in late summer. When clumps are large you can divide them and remove the inner sections to ensure your plants remain healthy.
If you are looking for easy-to-care for bright summer plants Achillea Summer Berries is an excellent choice. Not only does it hold the ‘Perfect for Pollinators’ RHS label, it grows quickly and produces a long-lasting flush of colour, and because Summer Berries is a perennial you won’t need to replace the plants every year as with most other summer bedding choices.
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