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Yarrow

Botanical Name
Achillea millefolium
Min Zone
4
Max Zone
8
Height
12 to 36 inches
Width
12 to 24 inches
Flowers
Mid to late summer: white, red, yellow, pink, gold, bicolor
Light
Full sun
Soil
Well-drained
Planting & Care
  • Spreads rapidly by rhizomes and will self seed freely
  • Divide in spring or fall every 2 to 3 years to control size and maintain vigor
  • Deadhead after flowering to control seeding
  • Yarrow is drought tolerant once established
  • Taller varieties may need staking
Problems
Powdery mildew, stem rot
Varieties
  • Rosea - pink flowers
  • Red Beauty - crimson flowers, 24 inches
  • Paprika - dusty red flowers, 18 to 24 inches
  • Montrose Rose - rose-pink flowers, 12 to 18 inches

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