Paprika Yarrow

Achillea millefolium 'Paprika'

$15.00 + GST

This easy to maintain and fast-growing perennial forms a mat of fragrant, deep-green, fern-like foliage. Small flat terminal flower heads with cherry-red flowers (later fading to light pink and creamy yellow) rise above the foliage on stems, 2-3ft tall.

TYPE Perennial SUN Full Sun
HEIGHT 2 ft SOIL Dry
SPREAD 2 ft FLOWER Early Summer, Red
ZONE 3 FRUIT Edible Foliage, No Fruit
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Latin Name: Achillea millefolium 'Paprika'
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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.

Cut/Dried Flower:

Beautiful use as a cut or dried flower

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

Additional information

Pot Size

#1 Pot

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