Dried Achillea Red, these stems are dried then bleached and finally painted with a red dye approx. Head-size 7cm and 60cm in length.
Our Achillea, commonly known as Fern Leaf Yarrow, is from the ‘Parker’ variety and is an upright perennial with flattened clusters of small, daisy-like flower heads. Perfect for that Cottage or Prairie garden style arrangement the Achillea adds bulk and structure to a bouquet. The natural colour for Achillea ‘Parker’ is Yellow, and we offer this versatile product in its natural yellow colour or in a range of dyed, bleached or washed colours to compliment your colour scheme.
Achillea has a plethora of common names including Milfoil, Thousand Leaf, Bloodwort, Old-Mans Pepper and Stenchgrass.
The genus name Achillea is a reference to Achilles, the hero of the Trojan Wars in Greek mythology. It is said he used the plant medicinally to stop bleeding and to heal the wounds of his soldiers. Achillea is often used today as it has for centuries in botanical preparations and balms and is said to be great for healing.