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Achillea filipendulina 'Parker's Variety' (Yarrow 'Parker's Variety' )

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
1.2m
Max height
0.9m
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Achillea filipendulina 'Parker's Variety'

Other names

Yarrow 'Parker's Variety'

Genus

Achillea Achillea

Variety or Cultivar

'Parker's Variety' _ 'Parker's Variety' is a vigorous, upright, clump-forming, semi-evergreen perennial with aromatic, finely-divided, grey-green leaves and erect, leafy stems bearing flat umbels of bright golden-yellow flowers throughout summer.


Achillea filipendulina 'Parker's Variety' is: Deciduous

Habit

Erect flower stem, Clump-forming

Flower

Golden-yellow in Summer; Golden-yellow in Autumn

Foliage

Grey-green in All seasons

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids Aphids

Powdery mildew Powdery mildew

General care

Pruning

Deadhead regularly to prolong flowering. Cut back untidy leaves in spring.

Propagation methods

Division


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Where to grow

Achillea filipendulina 'Parker's Variety' (Yarrow 'Parker's Variety' ) will reach a height of 1.2m and a spread of 0.9m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Prairie planting, Low Maintenance, Drought Tolerant, Cottage/Informal, Beds and borders

Cultivation

Best in moist but well-drained soil in an exposed, sunny site. Tolerates most conditions except for heavy clay in winter. Drought tolerant once established.

Soil type

Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Well-drained, Moist but well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, 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

Botanical name

Achillea filipendulina 'Parker's Variety'

Other names

Yarrow 'Parker's Variety'

Genus

Achillea Achillea

Variety or Cultivar

'Parker's Variety' _ 'Parker's Variety' is a vigorous, upright, clump-forming, semi-evergreen perennial with aromatic, finely-divided, grey-green leaves and erect, leafy stems bearing flat umbels of bright golden-yellow flowers throughout summer.

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Erect flower stem, Clump-forming


Colour

Flower

Golden-yellow in Summer; Golden-yellow in Autumn

Foliage

Grey-green in All seasons


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids

Specific diseases

Powdery mildew

General care

Pruning

Deadhead regularly to prolong flowering. Cut back untidy leaves in spring.

Propagation methods

Division


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Achillea filipendulina 'Parker's Variety' (Yarrow 'Parker's Variety' ) will reach a height of 1.2m and a spread of 0.9m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Prairie planting, Low Maintenance, Drought Tolerant, Cottage/Informal, Beds and borders

Cultivation

Best in moist but well-drained soil in an exposed, sunny site. Tolerates most conditions except for heavy clay in winter. Drought tolerant once established.

Soil type

Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Well-drained, Moist but well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, 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 8, Zone 7, Zone 6, Zone 5, Zone 4, Zone 3

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