Achillea ‘Christine’s Pink’ is lovely and tall with long lasting flowers. The soft, mauve-pink flowers age to white, but retain a pink eye. A tough plant with good dry tolerance, a great plant that is great value.
Achillea ‘Christine’s Pink’ is ideal for cottage and flower gardens or even in pots. The soft foliage is dark green and grows along the stems.
In good soil it will form clumps at a steady pace and will need to be divided every three years or so. Plant in full sun and keep moist in active growth.
Achillea is commonly known as Sneezewort or Yarrow. The botanical name is Achillea ptarmica. Achillea is named for the Greek mythological hero who found healing qualities in plants. Ptarmica is from the Greek ptario which means to sneeze. When the foliage is crushed it has a fragrance which can cause sneezing. In fact, dried leaves were used to make sneezing powder.
Summer to Autumn
Cool to Mediterranean