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Cerise Queen Yarrow Plants

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Achillea millefolium

Pot Grown Herbaceous Perennials
  • Common Yarrow
  • Colour: Vivid pink clusters of flower
  • Flowering: May-Aug
  • Foliage: Feathery leaves
  • Height: 60cm
  • Spread: 60cm
  • Position: Full sun
  • Soil: Well drained/dry
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Achillea Cerise Queen / Cherry Queen

If you're after maximum colour impact in your borders, look no further than Achillea Cerise Queen. Deep magenta flowers with pale centres are held in clusters above the dissected ferny foliage and these are favourites with pollinating insects, making this hardy perennial an ideal addition to wildlife borders. 

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The sturdy stems, flamboyant flower-heads and soft foliage mean she also works well as a cut flower, bringing a splash of summer sunshine indoors.

Great in your garden

Cerise Queen combines perfectly with grasses such as Mexican feather grass (Stipa tenuissima) and tufted hair grass (Deschampsia cespitosa) through which its flattened flower-heads emerge, contrasting the vibrant colours against the soft greens and browns of the grass. The vivid flower-heads also create impact alongside other tall cottage garden favourites like Verbascum, Kniphofia and Russian sage. Cerise Queen is well-suited to prairie-style planting too, flowering alongside late perennials such as Echinacea, Rudbeckia and Asters.


  • Colour: vivid clusters of tiny pink flowers with paler centres
  • Flowering: May-Aug
  • Foliage: Feathery leaves
  • Height: 60cm
  • Spread: 60cm
  • Position: Full sun
  • Soil: Well drained/dry
  • Native

Medicinal properties

Named after Achilles, who first used the plant for medicinal purposes, the wild achillea millefolium or yarrow was traditionally used to stanch bleeding. Other traditional names also point towards these historical uses, such as herbal militaris, nosebleed plant and soldier's woundwort.

Cultivation Instructions

Plant this drought-tolerant perennial in full sun in well-drained soil. Avoid wet sites and clay soils. Add grit when planting if the soil is less well-drained. Water well until established, but only feed sparingly. Can be grown in large containers.

Stake plants before flowers appear. Cutting back spent flower stems encourages repeat blooming, but later seed heads can be left to create architectural interest over winter. Propagate from basal cuttings in late spring. Divide plants in spring or early autumn. Protect against aphids and powdery mildew.