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Yarrow

Achillea filipendulina

Also known as

Fern-Leaf Yarrow

Full Sun
Moderate care
Light watering
Frost Hardy

H7

RHS hardiness

-20°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

2.5m

Max

1m

1.5m

Min

50cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Overview

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.

Common problems

Propagation

Division

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

Cuttings

Seed

Special Features

Attracts bees

Attracts useful insects

Drought resistant

Uses

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