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Achillea 'Desert Eve Red' (Desert Eve Series) (Yarrow 'Desert Eve Red' )

Beginner
skill rating
2 hours care
per year
0.15m
Max height
0.3m
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Achillea 'Desert Eve Red' (Desert Eve Series)

Other names

Yarrow 'Desert Eve Red'

Genus

Achillea Achillea

Variety or Cultivar

'Desert Eve Red' _ 'Desert Eve Red' is a compact, upright, clump-forming, herbaceous perennial with finely-divided, dark green leaves and, in summer, erect stems bearing flat clusters of dark red flowers that fade to dull pink.


Achillea 'Desert Eve Red' (Desert Eve Series) is: Deciduous

Habit

Clump-forming, Compact, Erect flower stem, Upright

Flower

Red in Summer; Red, Pink in Autumn

Foliage

Dark-green in Spring; Dark-green in Summer; Dark-green in Autumn

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids Aphids

Powdery mildew Powdery mildew

General care

Pruning

Deadhead after flowering. Cut back untidy foliage in spring.

Propagation methods

Division


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Where to grow

Achillea 'Desert Eve Red' (Desert Eve Series) (Yarrow 'Desert Eve Red' ) will reach a height of 0.15m and a spread of 0.3m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, Coastal, Cottage/Informal, Garden edging, Gravel, Rock, Wildlife

Cultivation

Grows best in moist, well-drained soil in an open, sunny site. Will tolerate a wide range of soil conditions, except for heavy wet winter clay.

Soil type

Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Well-drained, Moist but well-drained

Soil pH

Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

Companion plants

We do not currently have companion plants added for this plant.

Botanical name

Achillea 'Desert Eve Red' (Desert Eve Series)

Other names

Yarrow 'Desert Eve Red'

Genus

Achillea Achillea

Variety or Cultivar

'Desert Eve Red' _ 'Desert Eve Red' is a compact, upright, clump-forming, herbaceous perennial with finely-divided, dark green leaves and, in summer, erect stems bearing flat clusters of dark red flowers that fade to dull pink.

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Clump-forming, Compact, Erect flower stem, Upright


Colour

Flower

Red in Summer; Red, Pink in Autumn

Foliage

Dark-green in Spring; Dark-green in Summer; Dark-green in Autumn


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids

Specific diseases

Powdery mildew

General care

Pruning

Deadhead after flowering. Cut back untidy foliage in spring.

Propagation methods

Division


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Achillea 'Desert Eve Red' (Desert Eve Series) (Yarrow 'Desert Eve Red' ) will reach a height of 0.15m and a spread of 0.3m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, Coastal, Cottage/Informal, Garden edging, Gravel, Rock, Wildlife

Cultivation

Grows best in moist, well-drained soil in an open, sunny site. Will tolerate a wide range of soil conditions, except for heavy wet winter clay.

Soil type

Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Well-drained, Moist but well-drained

Soil pH

Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

USDA zones

Zone 10, Zone 9, Zone 8, Zone 7, Zone 6, Zone 5

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