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Achillea ptarmica 'Perry's White' (Sneezewort 'Perry's White')

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Time to maturity
2-5 years
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Botanical name: Achillea ptarmica 'Perry's White'

Other names: Sneezewort 'Perry's White'

Genus: Achillea

Variety or Cultivar: 'Perry's White' _ 'Perry's White' is an upright, herbaceous perennial with sprays of clear white, double flowers from early summer to autumn.

Achillea ptarmica 'Perry's White' is: Deciduous

Flower: White in Summer; White in Autumn

Foliage: Dark-green in Summer; Dark-green in Autumn

Habit: Spreading, Upright

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Specific pests: Aphids

Specific diseases: Powdery mildew

General care

Pruning: Cut back untidy foliage in spring. Deadhead regularly.. REGISTER to read more...

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Achillea ptarmica 'Perry's White' (Sneezewort 'Perry's White') will reach a height of 0.75m and a spread of 0.3m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses: Low Maintenance, Cottage/Informal, Drying, Flower Arranging, Beds and borders, Prairie planting, Rock, Wildflower, Wildlife

Cultivation: Require more moist soil than other achilleas but will not tolerate waterlogged conditions. Performs best in partial shade.

Soil type: Chalky, Sandy, Loamy

Soil drainage: Moist but well-drained, Moisture-retentive

Soil pH: Alkaline, Neutral

Light: Partial Shade

Aspect: South, East, West

Exposure: Exposed, Sheltered

Hardiness: Hardy (H4)

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