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Achillea ptarmica 'The Pearl'

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Achillea ptarmica 'The Pearl' - Sneezewort

Achillea ptarmica 'The Pearl' - Sneezewort

Series: The Pearl Group

More About Achillea ptarmica 'The Pearl'

  • Quick spreading, rhizomatous perennial
  • Tight, button-like, double, 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:

50-60 cm

Colour:

White,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 'The Pearl' Characteristics

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

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Average to Dry Soils

Flowering Time

Lt. Sum-Fall
Summer
Lt. Spr-Sum

Foliage Color

Green (dark)

Landscape uses

Rooftop (extensive)
Naturalizing

 Suitable Substitutions for Achillea ptarmica 'The Pearl'

Achillea millefolium

Achillea millefolium

Common Yarrow

Anaphalis margaritacea

Anaphalis margaritacea

Pearly Everlasting

Asteromea mongolica

Asteromea mongolica

Japanese Aster