A pink Yarrow (Achillea). Yarrow is a wonderful plant which comes in many different colours and which attracts a variety of insects. This pink variety has something of an ‘old-fashioned’ feel which appeals to me.
This entry was posted on August 18, 2012 by Meanderer. It was filed under Nature, Plants, Summer and was tagged with Achillea, flowers, photography, photos, pink flowers, Pink Yarrow, Yarrow.
Wow they are so pretty! No doubt pink is different and warm. Loved the photo!
August 18, 2012 at 4:30 pm
Thank you Nandini! The pinks range from very pale pink through to dark crimson.
August 18, 2012 at 5:47 pm
I love that color! I’ve got the yellow, white and one they call a ‘terra cotta’ color but the pink looks beautiful.
August 18, 2012 at 5:08 pm
Thank you Sue! I saw this at a newly-planted Centenary Garden and thought it looked beautiful. They had deep yellows too which were very pretty. I know the terracotta one of which you speak and I love that too.
August 18, 2012 at 5:49 pm
Ah, this “old-fashioned feel” which appeals to me too! Beautiful subtle pinks…
August 18, 2012 at 5:57 pm
Thank you Marina. I’m ‘into’ old-fashioned pinks at the moment (for some strange reason!).
August 18, 2012 at 7:43 pm
Wonderful. Certainly, such color reminds us old days, anyway..
August 18, 2012 at 10:23 pm
Thank you Cocomino. It’s interesting the way certain colours remind us of the old days.
August 19, 2012 at 6:06 pm
These are beautiful! I like the various shades of pink.
August 18, 2012 at 10:50 pm
Thank you Fergie. They are wonderful plants – the colours sometimes soft and light, other colours deep and vibrant – and all on the same plant sometimes!
August 19, 2012 at 6:08 pm
It looks like a totally different flower close-up! Nice pic.
August 18, 2012 at 11:39 pm
Thank you Terry. I like their little centres of yellow!
August 19, 2012 at 6:09 pm
A beautiful close up of such a wonderful plant. Yarrow makes a great addition to the composting process also via spent blooms….I’ve even used the leaves as a mulch against hot summer temperatures.
August 19, 2012 at 5:17 am
Thank you Eremophila. That’s interesting regarding the composting and mulch. I love these flowers and tried to grow them in a nice sunny spot which I thought would be ideal but they didn’t do very well. Will have to try again.
August 19, 2012 at 6:12 pm
August 20, 2012 at 11:59 pm
Thank you Sallyann. Reminds me of a picture on a vintage card!
August 21, 2012 at 7:42 pm
Wow this is gorgeous!!! I’ve never seen Yarrow that looks like dogwood blossoms. I have to get some for the garden!
August 21, 2012 at 6:30 pm
Thank you David. They are pretty plants with such a rich variety of colours!
August 21, 2012 at 7:43 pm
Lovely colour & mood. it captures the sense of time & tradition.
August 22, 2012 at 4:34 am
Thank you Elmediat. I’m pleased it had that effect on you too.
August 22, 2012 at 6:42 pm
very pretty – great detail!
August 24, 2012 at 7:24 pm
Many thanks Sheila!
August 25, 2012 at 2:40 pm
The colours on this photo are amazing! Lovely blog!
August 25, 2012 at 3:15 pm
Many thanks Lilycatherine. I’m pleased you like the blog
August 25, 2012 at 8:08 pm
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