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Achillea 'Summerwine' (Yarrow 'Summerwine')

Beginner
skill rating
2 hours care
per year
1m
Max height
0.5m
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Achillea 'Summerwine'

Other names

Yarrow 'Summerwine'

Genus

Achillea Achillea

Variety or Cultivar

'Summerwine' _ 'Summerwine' is an upright, herbaceous perennial with linear, divided, dark green leaves and, in mid- and late summer, crimson, flat, flowerheads, fading to buff-pink.


Achillea 'Summerwine' is: Deciduous

Habit

Compact, Spreading

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Flower

Dark-red in Summer

Foliage

Dark-green in Summer

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids Aphids

Powdery mildew Powdery mildew

General care

Pruning

Deadhead after flowering

Propagation methods

Division


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Where to grow

Achillea 'Summerwine' (Yarrow 'Summerwine') will reach a height of 1m and a spread of 0.5m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Low Maintenance, Cottage/Informal, Architectural, Coastal, Flower Arranging, Beds and borders, Gravel, Prairie planting, Wildlife

Cultivation

Grows well in moist, well-drained soil. 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

Exposed, Sheltered

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

Hardy (H4)

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Botanical name

Achillea 'Summerwine'

Other names

Yarrow 'Summerwine'

Genus

Achillea Achillea

Variety or Cultivar

'Summerwine' _ 'Summerwine' is an upright, herbaceous perennial with linear, divided, dark green leaves and, in mid- and late summer, crimson, flat, flowerheads, fading to buff-pink.

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Compact, Spreading

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)


Colour

Flower

Dark-red in Summer

Foliage

Dark-green in Summer


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids

Specific diseases

Powdery mildew

General care

Pruning

Deadhead after flowering

Propagation methods

Division


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Achillea 'Summerwine' (Yarrow 'Summerwine') will reach a height of 1m and a spread of 0.5m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Low Maintenance, Cottage/Informal, Architectural, Coastal, Flower Arranging, Beds and borders, Gravel, Prairie planting, Wildlife

Cultivation

Grows well in moist, well-drained soil. 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

Exposed, Sheltered

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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