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AGM plants have been through a rigorous trial and assessment programme. They are:
This plant will provide nectar and pollen for bees and the many other types of pollinating insects.
It is included in an evolving list of plants carefully researched and chosen by RHS experts. Divided into 3 groups these lists, linked below, are maintained by a team of RHS staff and are reviewed annually.
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Other common names
sneezewort 'Perry's White'
Achillea can be mat-forming or upright perennials, mostly herbaceous, with sometimes aromatic, pinnately divided or simple and toothed leaves and flattened clusters of small, daisy-like flower-heads
'Perry's White' is a herbaceous perennial, 60-100cm high, with rather floppy stems, undivided, narrow, dark green leaves, and loose clusters of double, pompom-shaped, pure white flowerheads, from early summer to early autumn
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect South-facing or West-facing or East-facing or North-facing
Exposure Sheltered or Exposed
MoistureMoist but well-drained
SoilLoam, Chalk, Sand
pHNeutral, Acid, Alkaline
Time to ultimate height
Grows best in moist but well-drained soil in sun or partial shade in an open position; provide support if necessary (see staking perennials)
Propagate by division in spring
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Flower borders and beds Cut Flowers
Prairie Planting Cottage & Informal Garden City & Courtyard Gardens
Pruning No pruning required, but deadheading will prolong the flowering season
Pests May be affected by aphids
May be affected by powdery mildews
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