Achillea Bouquets for free next-day delivery at Clare Florist
Achillea, also known as yarrow, is a charming and delicate flower which evokes happy memories of hedgerows on a hot summer day. With frilly, aromatic leaves and pretty clusters of tiny dainty flowers, an achillea bouquet maks a delightfully thoughtful gift.
You might not think it for such a sweet little plant, but the achillea has strong links to the blood-and-thunder world of Greek myth! Its name comes from Achilles, the nearly-invincible Greek hero who fought in the Greek war on Troy (and was subsequently portrayed by Brad Pitt wearing silly sandals). According to Homer's Illiad, Achilles' soldiers used the yarrow plant to treat their wounds when injured – leading it to become known as 'Achillea.
So whether you want to have some really pretty flowers for your bedside table, or just need to cure the wounds of your army of spear-wielding hoplites, the achillea
We are not using this flower in our range at present.