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Achillea millefolium 'Red Beauty' (Yarrow 'Red Beauty')

Beginner
skill rating
2 hours care
per year
0.6m
Max height
0.6m
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Achillea millefolium 'Red Beauty'

Other names

Yarrow 'Red Beauty'

Genus

Achillea Achillea

Variety or Cultivar

'Red Beauty' _ 'Red Beauty' is a rhizomatous, upright, spreading, semi-evergreen perennial with aromatic, finely-divided, dark green leaves and, in summer and autumn, erect stems bearing flat clusters of red flowers.


Achillea millefolium 'Red Beauty' is: Semi evergreen

Habit

Upright

Flower

Red in Summer; Red in Autumn

Foliage

Dark-green in All seasons

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids Aphids

Powdery mildew , Rust Powdery mildew , Rust

General care

Pruning

Deadhead after flowering. Cut back in spring.

Propagation

Divide regularly to maintain vigour.

Propagation methods

Division


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Where to grow

Achillea millefolium 'Red Beauty' (Yarrow 'Red Beauty') will reach a height of 0.6m and a spread of 0.6m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Low Maintenance, Cottage/Informal, Architectural

Cultivation

Grows well in moist, well-drained soil in full sun. Will also 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

Sheltered

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 millefolium 'Red Beauty'

Other names

Yarrow 'Red Beauty'

Genus

Achillea Achillea

Variety or Cultivar

'Red Beauty' _ 'Red Beauty' is a rhizomatous, upright, spreading, semi-evergreen perennial with aromatic, finely-divided, dark green leaves and, in summer and autumn, erect stems bearing flat clusters of red flowers.

Foliage

Semi evergreen

Habit

Upright


Colour

Flower

Red in Summer; Red in Autumn

Foliage

Dark-green in All seasons


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids

Specific diseases

Powdery mildew , Rust

General care

Pruning

Deadhead after flowering. Cut back in spring.

Propagation

Divide regularly to maintain vigour.

Propagation methods

Division


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Achillea millefolium 'Red Beauty' (Yarrow 'Red Beauty') will reach a height of 0.6m and a spread of 0.6m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Low Maintenance, Cottage/Informal, Architectural

Cultivation

Grows well in moist, well-drained soil in full sun. Will also 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

Sheltered

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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