Achillea millefolium

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  • Common Name: Yarrow
  • Plant Story:

    This trooper tolerates drought & commonly appears in inhospitable disturbed sites. Foliage, however, looks delicate and ferny. Bloom time is long and flowers attract beneficial insects. Among the flowering plants you will find few that are as tough as common yarrow.

  • Type: Perennial Herbaceous
  • Bloom Season: Summer
  • Flower Color: White
  • Planting Zone: 3-9
  • Height: 2-3 ft
  • Spread: 2-3 ft
  • Light Requirements:Full Sun
  • Suggested Uses: Native garden, wild gardens, meadows
  • Leaf: Not available
  • Edible: NO
  • Attracts to: Butterflies,
  • Plant Deer Resistant:Yes
  • Plant Potential Pests:Stem rot,powdery mildew, and rust
  • Is NativeEurope, Western Asia, North America
  • Form: Upright
  • Special Care Instructions:

    May spread aggressively. Divide clumps 2-3 years. Cut back in late spring. Tolerate hot summers.


Yarrow - Additional Photos