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

Double Yarrow

USDA Zone: 2-9

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
Appearance and
Sun Exposure
Soil Type
Soil pH
Soil Moisture
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Flower Colour
Blooming Time
Foliage Color
Plant Uses & Characteristics
   30-45 cm
   12-18 inches
   45-60 cm
   18-23 inches
Foot Traffic
Growth Rate
Disclaimer: This information is presented for reference only. This plant is not currently part of our Heritage Perennials lineup.