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Achillea ptarmica ‘Ballerina’
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Achillea ptarmica ‘Ballerina’
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Achillea ptarmica ‘Ballerina’


Double Yarrow

USDA Zone: 1-9

Plant number: 1.010.150


Yarrow is an easy perennial, growing in nearly any sunny situation, even where there is poor soil. Plants form low bushy mounds of deep green ferny foliage, with button-like double white flowers in early summer. Good for cutting, fresh or dried. Inclined to spread, so site this carefully or plan to reduce the clumps each spring. Easily divided in fall or early spring. Plants may be trimmed back hard after blooming to maintain a compact habit. Heat tolerant. To dry, pick bunches immediately after flowers open, tie loosely and hang upside-down in a warm dark place.

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Achillea ptarmica ‘Ballerina’


Optimal Growing
Conditions
Appearance and
Characteristics
Sun Exposure
  Full Sun
Soil Type
  Normal or
  Sandy or
  Clay
Soil pH
  Neutral or
  Alkaline or
  Acid
Soil Moisture
  Dry
Care Level
  Easy
Flower Colour
  White
Blooming Time
  Early Summer
  Mid Summer
Foliage Color
  Deep Green
Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Accent: Good Texture/Form
  Attracts Butterflies
  Border
  Containers
  Cut Flower
  Deer Resistant
  Dried Flower
  Drought Tolerant
  Edging
  Rabbit Resistant
  Massed
Height
   30-45 cm
   12-18 inches
Spread
   45-60 cm
   18-23 inches
Foot Traffic
   None
Growth Rate
   Fast
Disclaimer: This information is presented for reference only. This plant is not currently part of our Heritage Perennials lineup.