Achillea, commonly known as yarrows, are hardy perennial plants native to Eurasia and North America. They can grow up to 1-3 feet tall with feathery foliage which can be green to purple colored. It has flowers that come in shades of pink, white, yellow, red or purple colors as well as bi-colored flowers that have both yellow and pink colors depending on the species.
The plants typically have frilly, hairy, fragrant leaves with long lasting, showy, large, flat clusters of tiny, daisy-like flowers on top of the stems.
USES: Mass plantings, Borders, Informal gardens, Cottage gardens, Wild gardens, Naturalized areas or Meadows, Cut flowers, Dried flowers, Floral arrangements, Herbaceous borders, Rock gardens, Coastal gardens, Prairie gardens, Containers
TOLERATES: Deer, Rabbit, Drought, Dry soil, Heat, Humidity
Botanical Name: Achillea millefolium ‘Colorado’
Common Name: Yarrow, Common yarrow, Milfoil, Carpenter’s Weed
Flower Color: An improvement over 'Summer Pastels'. This mix includes red, pink, apricot, yellow, light yellow, beige tones and occasional white blooms. Flowers the first year.
Flowering Time: May to October
Plant Height: 2 feet (60cm)
Plant Width: 2 feet (60cm)
Light Requirements: Full Sun
Soil Requirements: Dry / Well drained / Average
Water Requirements: Dry / Average
USDA Zone: 2-9
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