THE LANGUAGE OF ACHILLEA
Achillea is a flowering plant, also known as yarrow. It is native to Europe and Asia but has now naturalised in various regions across the world due to its hardy and adaptable nature.
The Achillea flower is very recognisable as it displays a stunning array of delicate, clustered flowers in various shades of white, yellow, pink, or red.
ACHILLEA IN BOUQUETS
Our florists love using achillea in bouquets for a variety of reasons. Firstly, the range of colours mean it compliments many other flowers. Secondly, the fern-like foliage of achillea provides an excellent filler, adding texture and volume to the bouquet.
Lastly, achillea has a long vase life, meaning it can stay fresh for an extended period, making it a durable and suitable choice for floral displays in your home.
ACHILLEA FOR WEDDINGS AND EVENTS
Achillea is a wonderful choice for your wedding and event arrangements. The versatility of this flower complements various themes and styles. The durability of achillea is especially beneficial for weddings and events, where flowers need to look their best for longer.
In addition to arrangements, we also love putting achillea in our bridal bouquets. Their dainty flowers add a touch of elegance and with the meaning of love behind them, they are perfect for adding deeper meaning to your bouquet.
ACHILLEA IN HISTORY
The history of achillea stretches back thousands of years. It has a rich and fascinating history, with various cultural and medicinal uses throughout different civilizations.
It is believed that the ancient Greeks named the plant "Achillea" after the legendary hero, Achilles, who is said to have used yarrow to treat wounds and battle injuries during the Trojan War.
Today, achillea continues to be used in herbal medicine and alternative therapies. Its essential oils are used in aromatherapy for relaxation and stress relief.
THE MEANING OF ACHILLEA
- Everlasting love