James H. Schutte
(Common Yarrow, Fanal Common Yarrow)
Yarrow 'The Beacon' decorates the summer garden with many flat-topped clusters of deep red flowers with tiny yellow centers. Also sold under the name 'Fanal' forms a healthy clump of fine, ferny, green foliage which spreads more politely than that many yarrow cultivars. The dense, jewel-toned flower clusters bloom atop sturdy stems from early through midsummer, and are irresistible to butterflies.
This tough, easy-care perennial performs best in full sun and moist, reasonably fertile, well-drained...
James H. Schutte
(Common Yarrow, Sandstone Common Yarrow)
This lovely yarrow cultivar displays a tapestry of rosy blooms ranging in color from bright pink to pale, antique rose. The flowers are held in numerous, flat-topped clusters on slender stems which rise from spreading clumps of ferny, aromatic, finely divided foliage, and bloom from early through midsummer. They are attractive to butterflies, and also make fine cut flowers.
Common yarrow is a carefree, drought-tolerant species native to temperate regions of the Northern Hemisphere. Easily...
(Common Yarrow, Wonderful Wampee Common Yarrow)
Yarrow ‘Wonderful Wampee’ brightens the early to midsummer garden with many large, flat-topped flower clusters of clear pink fading to softer shades of pale pink with age. A patented cultivar, it is part of the Tutti Frutti TM series introduced by Blooms of Bressingham, and was derived from selected seedlings of the popular Summer Pastels group. The rosy blossoms are carried on strong, well-branched stems atop compact, spreading clumps of fine, ferny foliage, and are attractive to butterflies.
(Common Yarrow, Summer Pastels Common Yarrow)
Winner of the prestigious All-America Selections award, the Summer Pastels group offers a far greater range of flower colors than those of common yarrow (Achillea millefolium), the species from which it was developed. The dense, flat-topped flower clusters appear from early to midsummer in an array of soft, non-fading shades including lavender, ivory, apricot, rose and pink. They are held on slender stems which rise from vigorous clumps of ferny, green to gray-green foliage.
(Common Yarrow, Rose Common Yarrow)
This is a pink-flowered form of common yarrow, a hardy perennial species native to temperate regions throughout the Northern Hemisphere. These plants naturally inhabit open areas and are able to withstand a wide range of growing conditions including poor, sandy or rocky soils. In the garden, common yarrow is a favorite carefree bloomer for sunny flower gardens.
Low basal rosettes of fine, ferny, aromatic foliage anchor this plant throughout the year. The green to gray-green leaves are semi-evergreen...
James H. Schutte
(Dwarf Sneezeweed, Sneezewort)
This is a hardy, compact, long-flowering selection of sneezeweed. It blooms with many loose clusters of small gray-white flowers on wayward stems. Thankfully, it is less rambunctious than its larger kin, so it is a good choice for small spaces.
Sneezeweed is a vigorous, spreading, herbaceous perennial, native to northern Europe, southwest Romania, and eastward to Siberia. It has naturalized in North America where it grows in moist meadows.
In spring it forms vigorous clumps of linear...
(Sneezewort, The Pearl Achillea)
The pretty sneezeweed ‘The Pearl’ is a vigorous, spreading herbaceous perennial that originates from regions in Europe to Siberia. It is markedly more compact than standard sneezeweed and its flowers are fully double and pure white.
In spring it forms vigorous clumps of linear dark green leaves that emit a strong scent when crushed. This cultivar produces many clusters of double white blooms. The small fully double flowers rise from slender leafy stems in summer. Regular deadheading encourages...