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

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.75m
Max height
0.3m
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Achillea ptarmica 'Perry's White'

Other names

Sneezewort 'Perry's White'

Genus

Achillea 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

Habit

Spreading, Upright

Flower

White in Summer; White in Autumn

Foliage

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

Cut back untidy foliage in spring. Deadhead regularly.

Propagation methods

Division


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Where to grow

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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Botanical name

Achillea ptarmica 'Perry's White'

Other names

Sneezewort 'Perry's White'

Genus

Achillea 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.

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Spreading, Upright


Colour

Flower

White in Summer; White in Autumn

Foliage

Dark-green in Summer; Dark-green in Autumn


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids

Specific diseases

Powdery mildew

General care

Pruning

Cut back untidy foliage in spring. Deadhead regularly.

Propagation methods

Division


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

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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