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Sneezewort | Achillea ptarmica

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468 in stock (can be backordered)

1x 15cm plug plant

Add a touch of grace to your garden with Sneezewort (Achillea ptarmica). Boasting charming white blossoms, this perennial beauty is an ideal choice for vibrant floral displays. Easy to cultivate and versatile, Sneezewort thrives in various conditions, bringing a touch of natural elegance to your outdoor space. Explore our collection and enhance your garden with the timeless allure of Sneezewort!

Description

Botanical Information: Sneezewort

Sneezewort, is a delightful perennial that can effortlessly elevate your garden. With its feathery leaves and clusters of small, fluffy white flowers, this plant adds a touch of charm to any outdoor space. Sneezewort belongs to the Asteraceae family, joining the ranks of daisies and sunflowers.

Habitat

Sneezewort is a versatile beauty, adapting to a range of habitats. Whether your garden is basking in full sun or graced by partial shade, this resilient plant can thrive, but does prefer wetter ground, Sneezewort doesn’t do well in dry spaces. In the wild, sneezewort is found in damp meadows to marshy areas, and its adaptability makes it a fantastic choice for various garden styles.

Benefits to Wildlife

Nature enthusiasts, rejoice! Sneezewort plays a vital role in supporting local wildlife. The nectar-rich blooms are a buzzing hotspot for butterflies and bees. By inviting Sneezewort into your garden, you’re not only creating a picturesque haven but also providing a buffet for these beneficial insects. It’s a win-win for both you and nature.

Conservation Status in the UK

The good news is that this species is not on any conservation watchlist in the UK. Its ability to adapt and flourish across different environments contributes to its widespread presence. While it might not be a rare find, incorporating native plants like Sneezewort helps maintain a healthy balance in local ecosystems.

Ease of Growing

For aspiring gardeners and seasoned pros alike, this species is a dream to cultivate. Its low-maintenance nature makes it a welcoming addition to any garden. Plant it in a sunny spot, water it regularly, and watch it flourish. Even if you’re new to gardening, Sneezewort’s forgiving character ensures a successful growing experience.

Transitioning from a patch of green to a blooming haven, it is your garden’s graceful ally. Its simplicity belies its contribution to the vibrant life around it. As you nurture this perennial, you’re not just tending to a plant – you’re creating a haven for butterflies, bees, and the beauty of the outdoors.

More Information

First Nature

Wildflowers of Ireland

Species From the Same Habitat

Cuckooflower | Cardemine pratensis

Rough Chervil | Chaerophyllum temulum

Ragged-Robin | Silene flos-cuculi

ALL WILDFLOWERS

Additional information

Weight 1 kg
Colour

Flowering Months

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Size

Soil moisture

Normal, Wet

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468 in stock (can be backordered)

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