Achillea setacea Overview
This perennial species of wild yarrow has weak stems with pointed leaflets as well as rounded corymbs in white.
How to propagate Achillea setacea
By division in early spring or autumn.
By softwood cuttings in early summer.
Other uses of Achillea setacea
Borders and rock gardens. Flower heads may be dried for winter decoration. Suitable for coastal conditions. Used in traditional medicine to staunch bleeding and to raise temperature to increase sweating. Yarrow's use as a medicine may stretch back to 60,000 BC, based on the evidence of plants found in a Neanderthal burial site.