Yarrow

Achillea filipendulina

Fern-Leaf Yarrow

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This perennial forms a tall, bushy mound of fragrant fernlike foliage, with huge clusters of golden-yellow flattened flower heads appearing on tall stems beginning in early summer.
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Planning

Difficulty

Moderate

Flowering time

Summer, Autumn

Propagation

Division

Divide clumps in early spring every 3 to 4 years for the best results

Special features

Attracts bees

Attracts useful insects

Drought resistant

Special features

Origin

Central Asia

Environment

Light

Full Sun

Soil moisture

Dry

Soil type

Chalk, Gravel, Loam, Sand

Soil PH preference

Neutral, Alkaline

Frost hardiness

Hardy

Uses

Notes

This low maintenance plant works well in Prairie planting styles as well as beds and borders of cottage and formal gardens

Personality

Family

Asteraceae

Flower colour

Yellow

Related Problems

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