Common Yarrow

Achillea millefolium

$15.00 + GST

Native yarrow. A mass of small, white bloom clusters on tall stems above dark green, ferny foliage all summer. Cut back to lateral buds or basal foliage after flowering. Very tolerant of poor, dry soils, drought and air pollution. Mass, borders and naturalizing plant.

TYPE Perennial SUN Full Sun
HEIGHT 2 ft SOIL Dry
SPREAD 2 ft FLOWER Early Summer, Red
ZONE 2 FRUIT Edible Foliage, No Fruit
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Latin Name: Achillea millefolium
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Size:

Small size perennial

Growth Rate:

Fast growth rate

Foliage:

Fragrant, deep green, fern-like foliage

Birds/Bees/Hummingbirds:

Attracts hummingbirds and butterflies

Deer/Rabbit:

Deer and rabbit resistant

Applications:

Used as a border plant or in a massed planting

Xeriscape:

Xeriscape

Notes:

 Common Concerns: May be damaged by strong winds and rains. Stems may flop over if soil too wet.

Containers:

Great for planting in containers

Ornamental Features:

Blooms in summer; Aromatic

Sun:

Plant in a full sun location

Drainage:

Requires poor, dry conditions

Drought Tolerance:

Considered to be drought tolerant

Maintenance:

Low maintenance

Pruning:

Remove faded flowers regulary to promote continued blooming; Trim back hard after first flush of bloom to maintain compact habit (tends to spread)

Clump Division:

Easily divided in fall or early spring

Edible/Medicinal Uses:

Yarrow is considered an herb, and the above-ground parts may be used medicinally for fever, common cold, gastrointestinal discomfort and various other ailments.

Disclaimer:

DISCLAIMER: The information presented here regarding edible/herbal/medicinal uses is for informational purposes only. Always consult a physician or other qualified health professional prior to ingesting any plant not sold expressly for its edibility

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Pot Size

#1 Pot

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