Abundant, bright white floral balls open over soft, dark green foliage.
The fully double flower heads of Achillea ‘Noblessa’ are 1.5-2cm across, and make great cut flowers. Dead heading the blooms will encourage more flowers to form and extend the flowering season. Even in tough conditions, this plant puts on a great show.
Achillea ‘Noblessa’ is ideal for cottage and flower gardens or even in pots. 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
Full Sun to Semi Shade