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Achillea 'Pretty Belinda' (Yarrow 'Pretty Belinda')

Beginner
skill rating
2 hours care
per year
0.5m
Max height
0.45m
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Achillea 'Pretty Belinda'

Other names

Yarrow 'Pretty Belinda'

Genus

Achillea Achillea

Variety or Cultivar

'Pretty Belinda' _ 'Pretty Belinda' is a compact, clump-forming, deciduous to semi-evergreen perennial with finely-divided, aromatic, grey-green leaves and, in summer, erect stems bearing dense, flattened clusters of bright lilac-pink flowers fading to pale pink with age.


Achillea 'Pretty Belinda' is: Semi evergreen

Habit

Clump-forming, Compact, Erect flower stem

Foliage

Grey-green in All seasons

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 'Pretty Belinda' (Yarrow 'Pretty Belinda') will reach a height of 0.5m and a spread of 0.45m 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. May be semi-evergreen in evergreen in areas with mild winters.

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)

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Botanical name

Achillea 'Pretty Belinda'

Other names

Yarrow 'Pretty Belinda'

Genus

Achillea Achillea

Variety or Cultivar

'Pretty Belinda' _ 'Pretty Belinda' is a compact, clump-forming, deciduous to semi-evergreen perennial with finely-divided, aromatic, grey-green leaves and, in summer, erect stems bearing dense, flattened clusters of bright lilac-pink flowers fading to pale pink with age.

Foliage

Semi evergreen

Habit

Clump-forming, Compact, Erect flower stem


Colour

Foliage

Grey-green in All seasons


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 'Pretty Belinda' (Yarrow 'Pretty Belinda') will reach a height of 0.5m and a spread of 0.45m 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. May be semi-evergreen in evergreen in areas with mild winters.

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

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