Achillea Summer Pastels F2
1990 AAS Flower Award Winner

Strong-stemmed pastel flower clusters in a beautiful color range unusual for yarrow. Foliage is fragrant and lacy. Flowers first year from seed and will bloom continuously until heavy frost. Blooms faithfully year after year. Hardy perennial. Uniform mature plants are about 2 feet tall and 1.5 feet wide. 

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AAS Winner Primary Details
Award: AAS Flower Award Winner
Award Type: National Winner
Class: Achillea
Variety Name: Summer Pastels F2
Genus: Achillea
Species: millefolium
Year: 1990
Common Name: Yarrow
Type: Flowers from Seed
Breeder: K. Sahin, Zaden B.V.
Close Market Comparison: Mixed Colors, Cerise Queen
Plant Needs
Duration Type: Perennial
Light Needs: Full sun
Water Needs: Drought tolerant
Dead Heading Recommended: YES
Staking Required: NO
Plant Characteristics
Foliage Color: Dark green
Plant Height: Tall: Over 24"
Bloom Time: Summer to Frost
Bloom Color: Red, Pink, Yellow, Orange, Salmon, Lilac, Purple, White, Scarlet, cream
Bloom Color Pattern: Bicolor
Bloom Size: 8-inch umbrel with many small flowers
Weather Tolerance: Cold, Heat
Home Gardener Use
Container: YES
Medium Height Divider: YES
Tall Background: YES
Cut Flower: YES
Dried Flower / Everlasting: YES

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