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ACHILLEA ALEPPICA

Asteraceae

Small flat heads of yellow flowers, greyish yellowish green foliage, untidy, 25cm. Sun. Seed collected Karaman, Turkey. RHS Hardiness Rating: H7.

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ACHILLEA ALEPPICA

ACHILLEA 'APPLE BLOSSOM'

Mid-pink flowers Jun-Oct, 75cm. . Bob's score = 3.5 RHS Hardiness Rating: H7.

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ACHILLEA

ACHILLEA CARTILAGINEA

Very like A.ptarmica, grey flowers Jul-Sep, 60cm. . Bob's score = 4 RHS Hardiness Rating: H7.

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ACHILLEA CARTILAGINEA

ACHILLEA CLAVENNAE

Asteraceae

Short silver rosettes, grey-white flowers Apr-Jun, 20cm. Much admired. . Bob's score = 4 RHS Hardiness Rating: H7.

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ACHILLEA CLAVENNAE

ACHILLEA 'CORONATION GOLD'

Asteraceae

Gold flowers Jun-Aug, 1m. Well-drained soil. Easy. . Bob's score = 7 RHS Hardiness Rating: H7.

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ACHILLEA

ACHILLEA 'CREDO'

Asteraceae

Very large domed heads of pale yellow flowers Jun-Oct, 1.3m. Easy. . Bob's score = 7 RHS Hardiness Rating: H7.

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ACHILLEA

ACHILLEA 'CRIMSON KING'

Crimson flowers Jun-Jul, 40cm. Easy. . Bob's score = 5.5 RHS Hardiness Rating: H7.

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ACHILLEA

ACHILLEA 'EMILY MAY'

Asteraceae

Pink red flowers fade quickly and badly Jun-Aug, compact 40cm. RHS Hardiness Rating: H7.

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ACHILLEA

ACHILLEA 'FANAL'

Asteraceae

Bright red flowers Jun-Aug and later, 60cm. Best in open well-drained soil. Syn.'The Beacon'. . Bob's score = 6 RHS Hardiness Rating: H7.

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ACHILLEA

ACHILLEA 'FEUERLAND'

Asteraceae

Bright red flowers fade apricot Jul-Sep, 1m, clumping. Easy, sun. . Bob's score = 7 RHS Hardiness Rating: H7.

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ACHILLEA

ACHILLEA FILIPENDULINA 'CLOTH OF GOLD'

Strong broad yellow flower heads Jun-Aug, 1.2m Easy and long-lived. Good for drying and cutting. . Bob's score = 7 RHS Hardiness Rating: H7.

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ACHILLEA FILIPENDULINA

ACHILLEA FILIPENDULINA 'GOLD PLATE'

Asteraceae

Flat gold flower heads Jun-Aug, 1.2m, feathery leaves. Sun, easy and very long-lived. Good for drying. . Bob's score = 7 RHS Hardiness Rating: H7.

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ACHILLEA FILIPENDULINA

ACHILLEA FILIPENDULINA 'PARKER'S VARIETY'

Lemony yellow flat flower heads, feathery leaves, 125cm. Easy. . Bob's score = 7 RHS Hardiness Rating: H7.

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ACHILLEA FILIPENDULINA

ACHILLEA 'FLOWERS OF SULPHUR'

Sulphur yellow flowers in flat heads Jun-Jul, grey foliage, 50cm. Sun or light shade, well-drained soil. . Bob's score = 2 RHS Hardiness Rating: H7.

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ACHILLEA

ACHILLEA 'FORNCETT FLETTON'

Brick-coloured flowers with purplish overtones age brown Jun-Aug, 60cm. Easy. Another John Metcalf triumph. . Bob's score = 7 RHS Hardiness Rating: H7.

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ACHILLEA

ACHILLEA GLABERRIMA HYBRID

Asteraceae

Small clusters of gold flowers loosely scattered throughout an airy gypsophila-like bush over an amazingly long season May-Nov, 55cm. Easy, persistent and improves yearly. . Bob's score = 7 RHS Hardiness Rating: H7.

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ACHILLEA GLABERRIMA HYBRID

ACHILLEA GRANDIFOLIA

Asteraceae

Everything I have had under this name is actually Tanacetum macrophyllum - to which you should refer. But I have a picture of the real thing which is not worth growing! RHS Hardiness Rating: H7.

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ACHILLEA GRANDIFOLIA

ACHILLEA 'HEINRICH VOGELER'

Asteraceae

A filipendula hybrid. Tall sturdy white flower heads mature creamy-white Jun-Aug, 1m. Easy. . Bob's score = 5.5 RHS Hardiness Rating: H7.

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ACHILLEA

ACHILLEA 'HELLA GLASHOFF'

Asteraceae

Very short creamy flowers over grey foliage Jun-Jul (and Aug-Oct), 25-30cm. Easy, even dry shade when established. . Bob's score = 7 RHS Hardiness Rating: H7.

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ACHILLEA

ACHILLEA LIGUSTICA

Asteraceae

Flat heads of grey flowers Jun-Aug, grey-green foliage, neat clumping habit, 70cm. Quiet but nice. . Bob's score = 6.5 RHS Hardiness Rating: H7.

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ACHILLEA LIGUSTICA

ACHILLEA 'LILAC BEAUTY'

Purple flowers Jun-Nov over a very long season, 55cm. Very invasive seeder and reverts to grey as it goes. . Bob's score = 6.5 RHS Hardiness Rating: H7.

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ACHILLEA

ACHILLEA 'LUCKY BREAK'

Asteraceae

Very large flat heads of creamy yellow flowers Jun-Aug (and later?), grey-green foliage, 60cm. Easy. A sport of Achillea 'Taygetea' spotted by Christopher Lloyd at Great Dixter. More vigorous and persistant than some cultivars. . Bob's score = 7 RHS Hardiness Rating: H7.

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ACHILLEA

ACHILLEA 'MARIE ANN'

Asteraceae

Survives winter wet. Short heads of clean cream flowers from contrasting green feathery foliage, 35cm. RHS Hardiness Rating: H7.

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ACHILLEA

ACHILLEA 'MARIE ANN'

Asteraceae

Survives winter wet. Short heads of clean cream flowers from contrasting green feathery foliage, 35cm. RHS Hardiness Rating: H7.

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ACHILLEA

ACHILLEA 'MARTINA'

Asteraceae

The truth - the flowers are the colour of old crusted mustard (dubious 1960's seaside cafes), but the colour works well with purples and blues, Jun-Aug(Oct) 80cm. . Bob's score = 7 RHS Hardiness Rating: H7.

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ACHILLEA

ACHILLEA 'MCVITIES'

Large flower heads the colour of cafe noir biscuits Jun-Aug and later, 1m. Easy. A seedling here from Credo. . Bob's score = 7 RHS Hardiness Rating: H7.

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ACHILLEA

ACHILLEA MILLEFOLIUM 'CERISE QUEEN'

Strong growing, red flowers Jul-Sep, 60 cm. Tolerant of dry conditions when established, sun. . Bob's score = 6.5 RHS Hardiness Rating: H7.

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ACHILLEA MILLEFOLIUM

ACHILLEA MILLEFOLIUM 'SAMMETRIESE'

Rich dark red-magenta flowers Jun-Sep, 75cm. Easy. . Bob's score = 5.5 RHS Hardiness Rating: H7.

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ACHILLEA MILLEFOLIUM

ACHILLEA MILLEFOLIUM 'WHITE QUEEN'

Asteraceae

Heads of white (not grey) flowers Jun-Sep, 70cm. Easy, sun or shade. . Bob's score = 3 RHS Hardiness Rating: H7.

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ACHILLEA MILLEFOLIUM

ACHILLEA MILLEFOLIUM 'WONDERFUL WAMPEE'

Asteraceae

Heads of translucent chalky-pink and white flowers Jun-Oct fade white not grey or dust-coloured, 50cm. Good for butterflies. Easy. . Bob's score = 7 RHS Hardiness Rating: H7.

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ACHILLEA MILLEFOLIUM

ACHILLEA 'MOONSHINE'

Asteraceae

Clear lemon yellow flowers May-Jul(Nov), good grey evergreen foliage, 60cm. Open sunny sites. Easy. . Bob's score = 8 RHS Hardiness Rating: H7.

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ACHILLEA

ACHILLEA 'MOONWALKER'

Asteraceae

Yellow flowers over unusually bright green foliage continuously reblooming May-Nov, 70 x 60cm. . Bob's score = 6.5 RHS Hardiness Rating: H7.

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ACHILLEA

ACHILLEA NOBILIS SUBSP.NEILREICHII

Asteraceae

The only achillea with clean unmuddied flowers. Cream flowers May-Aug, 30cm, soft grey foliage, invasive. Tolerant of dry shade when established. . Bob's score = 7 RHS Hardiness Rating: H7.

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ACHILLEA NOBILIS subsp.NEILREICHII

ACHILLEA PAPRIKA

Asteraceae

Rich orange-red flower heads Jun-Aug quickly fade to terracotta, 75cm. RHS Hardiness Rating: H7 .

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ACHILLEA PAPRIKA

ACHILLEA 'PROSPERO'

Asteraceae

Like a cream flowered Achillea 'Moonshine'. Evergreen grey foliage and creamy yellow flowers May-Aug, 60cm. Sun. . Bob's score = 7.5 RHS Hardiness Rating: H7.

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ACHILLEA

ACHILLEA PTARMICA 'MAJOR'

see Achillea ptarmica Nana Compacta. . Bob's score = 7 RHS Hardiness Rating: H7.

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ACHILLEA PTARMICA

ACHILLEA PTARMICA 'NANA COMPACTA'

Asteraceae

Compact bushy upright plant with lovely large grey-white flowers in broad heads Jun-Sep over dark green foliage, 30cm. Easy. Doesn't describe so well but it's good. . Bob's score = 6 RHS Hardiness Rating: H7.

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ACHILLEA PTARMICA

ACHILLEA PTARMICA 'PERRY'S WHITE'

Asteraceae

Pure white double flowers better than 'The Pearl', Jun-Sep, vigorous floppy growth to 60cm. Easy culture. Lovely. Dries well for winter - pick just before fully open. . Bob's score = 7 RHS Hardiness Rating: H7.

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ACHILLEA PTARMICA

ACHILLEA PTARMICA 'THE PEARL'

Semi-double grey flowers Jul-Sep, deep green leaves, 60cm. Easy. Thrown away - not worth any space. . Bob's score = 4 RHS Hardiness Rating: H7.

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ACHILLEA PTARMICA

ACHILLEA PTARMICA 'THE PEARL' RHS DESIGNATED

Reselected at the RHS trial 1999 to standardise the clone. The one I had before is awful - this is much better. Fully double pure white flowers like 'Perry's White' but not so tall or upstanding, Jul-Aug, 60cm. RHS Hardiness Rating: H7.

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ACHILLEA PTARMICA

ACHILLEA 'RED VELVET'

Asteraceae

Broad heads of strong pure red flowers Jun-Sep that keep their colour (maybe darken to crimson) as they age, 60cm. . Bob's score = 9 RHS Hardiness Rating: H7.

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ACHILLEA

ACHILLEA 'ROSE MADDER'

Asteraceae

Lovely soft red flowers Jun-Jul keep their colour as they die and then (unusually) repeat flowers till Nov, short 55cm. Survives winter wet on clay soil better than most. No vices. . Bob's score = 8.5 RHS Hardiness Rating: H7.

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ACHILLEA

ACHILLEA 'SALMON BEAUTY'

Asteraceae

Flowers open pale yellow, turn knicker pink and fade cream, Jun-Aug, 60cm. Easy in well-drained soil, not clay. . Bob's score = 6.5 RHS Hardiness Rating: H7.

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ACHILLEA

ACHILLEA 'SCHWELLENBURG'

Asteraceae

Like 'Coronation Gold', 'Cloth of Gold', etc. but shorter, greyer foliage and equally well behaved. Flat heads of yellow flowers Jun-Sep, grey evergreen foliage, short 50cm. . Bob's score = 7.5 RHS Hardiness Rating: H7.

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ACHILLEA

ACHILLEA SIBIRICA 'STEPHANIE COHEN'

Asteraceae

Large pale pink flowers Jun-Sep, dark green leaves, 50cm. Easy. . Bob's score = 6.5 RHS Hardiness Rating: H7.

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ACHILLEA SIBIRICA

ACHILLEA 'TAYGETEA'

Asteraceae

Feathery grey foliage, pale yellow-cream flowers Jun-Sep, 50cm. Easy. . Bob's score = 7.5 RHS Hardiness Rating: H7.

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ACHILLEA

ACHILLEA 'TERRACOTTA'

Asteraceae

Apricot flowers fade creamy-yellow Jun-Sep, 80cm. grey-green foliage, clumping. Easy, sun. Lovely. Bred by Ernst Pagels A.filipendula x A.millefolium. . Bob's score = 7 RHS Hardiness Rating: H7.

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ACHILLEA

ACHILLEA TOMENTOSA

Asteraceae

Flat heads of pure yellow flowers May-Aug(Dec), grey woolley foliage, 20cm. . Bob's score = 7.5 RHS Hardiness Rating: H7.

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ACHILLEA TOMENTOSA

ACHILLEA UMBELLATA

Asteraceae

Clump-forming semi-evergreen perennial, feathered pinnate white-grey leaves, heads of large white flowers May-Jul, 20cm. The leaves look more artemisia or anthemis-like than achillea-like. . Bob's score = 7.5 RHS Hardiness Rating: H7.

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ACHILLEA UMBELLATA

ACHILLEA 'W.B.CHILDS'

Asteraceae

Loose separate floscular soft white flowers May-Aug on a bushy plant, 60cm. Easy and nice. Completely non-invasive. . Bob's score = 8 RHS Hardiness Rating: H7.

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ACHILLEA

ACHILLEA 'WALTHER FUNCKE'

Asteraceae

Short fiery orange-red flowers over grey-green foliage Jun-Aug, 40cm. Easy even in dry shade when established. Hardier than A.Feuerland in wet winters and shorter. . Bob's score = 7 RHS Hardiness Rating: H7.

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ACHILLEA

ACHILLEA 'WESERSANDSTEIN'

Asteraceae

Very long succession deep salmon-red flowers Jun-Aug and later, 50cm. Well-drained soils. The flowers are the colour of the sandstone cliffs on the Weser River. . Bob's score = 6.5 RHS Hardiness Rating: H7.

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ACHILLEA

ACHILLEA WILSONIANA

Graceful shining bright green divided foliage in a basal mound, very large heads of cream flowers May-Jul held well above the foliage 75cm. Rare - from Beeches Nursery. RHS Hardiness Rating: H7.

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ACHILLEA WILSONIANA



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