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Achillea ptarmica Peter Cottontail

Sneezewort (Yarrow): Patent PPAF

Low, mounding habit. Large, Ivory-white flowers above lance-shaped, dark green leaves with fine-toothed margins.

  • »  Low mounding habit
  • »  Large Ivory-white flowers
  • »  Lance-shaped, dark green leaves with fine-toothed margins
  • »  Excellent cut flower, fresh or dried
  • »  Bloom Time: June-July and sporadically into the fall

1gal
$24.33
  • Category:Perennials
  • Hardiness Zone:3
  • Height:50-60 cm
  • Spread:60-70 cm
  • Bloom Color: White
Exposure
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Soil Moisture
Average to Dry Soils
Well-drained
Attracts Wildlife
Attracts Butterflies
Growth Rate
Fast
Critter
Deer Resistant
Flowering Time
Lt. Spr-Sum
Summer
Lt. Sum-Fall
Habit
Mounding
Foliage Color
Green (dark)
Landscape uses
Border/edging
Rock garden
Rooftop (extensive)
Planting instructions
Container Plants
Additional Information about Achillea ptarmica 'Peter Cottontail'

The name Achillea comes from Greek mythology and as legend has it, was used to treat war wounds during battle.

Growing & Maintenance Tips for Achillea ptarmica 'Peter Cottontail'

Achillea ptarmica grows best in an average to dry, well-drained soil, in full sun to partial shade. Cut back faded flowers to encourage a second flush of blooms for late summer and to maintain overall appearance and shape.