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Achillea ptarmica 'Peter Cottontail'

#PPAF

Also called Yarrow


Achillea ptarmica 'Peter Cottontail' - Sneezewort - Photo courtesy of Walters Gardens, Inc.

More About Achillea ptarmica 'Peter Cottontail' (PPAF)

  • Low mounding habit
  • Large Ivory-white flowers
  • Lance-shaped, dark green leaves with fine-toothed margins
  • Excellent cut flower, fresh or dried
  • Bloom Time: June-July and sporadically into the fall

Interesting Notes:

The name Achillea comes from Greek mythology and as legend has it, was used to treat war wounds during battle.

Zone:

3

Height:

50-60 cm

Spread:

60-70 cm

Colour:

White
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Sneezewort Growing and Maintenance Tips

Achillea ptarmica grows best in an average to dry, well-drained soil, in full sun to partial shade. Cut back faded flowers to encourage a second flush of blooms for late summer and to maintain overall appearance and shape. 


Achillea ptarmica 'Peter Cottontail' (PPAF) Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Butterflies
Fast
Fast
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Dried Flower/Foliage
Dried Flower/Foliage
Long Blooming
Long Blooming
Heat Tolerant
Heat Tolerant
Cut Flower/Foliage
Cut Flower/Foliage
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Salt Tolerant
Salt Tolerant
Rock garden
Rock garden

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Average to Dry Soils

Flowering Time

Lt. Spr-Sum
Summer
Lt. Sum-Fall

Habit

Mounding

Foliage Color

Green (dark)

Landscape uses

Border/edging
Rooftop (extensive)

 Suitable Substitutions for Achillea ptarmica 'Peter Cottontail'

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