• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Foliage reaches 2 ft. tall and wide, with flowers 3 ft. tall.
    Key Feature:
    Carefree and Colorful
    Blooms:
    Summer
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:a-KIL-lee-a meel-lee-FO-le-um
    Plant type:Perennial
    Deciduous/evergreen:Herbaceous
    Growth rate:Moderate
    Average landscape size:Foliage reaches 2 ft. tall and wide, with flowers 3 ft. tall.
    Foliage color:Gray-green
    Blooms:Summer
    Flower color:Purplish-pink
    Companion PlantsBlack-Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia); Coneflower (Echinacea); Blue Fescue (Festuca); Gayfeather (Liatris); Phlox (Phlox)
  • Care
    Care Information
    Thrives in lean to average, well-drained soil. Water deeply, regularly during first growing season to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency once established. Tolerates dry spells when established in landscape; water container plants regularly, when soil surface becomes dry. For a tidy appearance, remove spent flower stems.Pruning time: fall.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Sun
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Low
    Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.
  • History & Lore
    Lore:
    Pretty Belinda has been noted as having brighter and more colorfast blooms than the 'Apple Blossom' variety of yarrow.

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