An unusual form of Bear's Breeches, with dark green leaves heavily splashed with white. Tall spires of white and pink flowers in summer. In time will form a handsome and large architectural statement plant. Tolerates a wide range of conditions but will do best in deep, fertile and reliably moist soils in full sun. Fully hardy. Height and width: about 1m
Unusual form of 'bear's breeches' with spires of pure white flowers over large, dark green and glossy foliage in early summer. Will grow into a stately plant that will readily provide a focal point in any sunny or lightly shaded part of the garden. Easy to grow, robust and fully hardy. H: up to 120cm
Vigorous clump forming perennial with spectacular arching spiny dark green leaves. Flowering stem up to 1.5m - purple flower bracts and white inner corolla. Well drained soil. Full sun or partial shade. Hardy.
One of the best of the new Achiilea introductions, recipient of the RHS Award of Garden Merit. Tall, at around 120cm, with richly creamy-yellow flowers in early summer. Best in full sun; cut back to encourage repeat flowering. Will attract butterflies and bees. Fully hardy.
Sun-loving hardy perennial, producing masses of flattened deep reddish rose-pink flowers throughout summer, much loved by bees and butterflies. Cut back after the fist flush to encourage futher flowering. Plant in well drained soils. Fully hardy. H: 60cm
Clump forming perennial with bright green leathery divided foliage unlike other achilleas. Flat topped heads of soft pink flowers with pale yellow stamens. H:65cm. Hardy. Full sun. Well drained soil. Origin-Kamchatka peninsula Russia.
Hardy herbaceous perennial suitable for a semi shaded position. Strong upright grower with branching spikes of steel blue hooded flowers from July-August. Deeply divided foliage. All parts poisonous if eaten. H:1m.
Tall and strong herbaceous perennial for mid to rear border. Deeply lobed bright green leaves and spires of white flowers in summer. Very tolerant but prefers moister soils in partial shade. Fully hardy. H:1m. All parts poisonous if eaten.