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As a comment about Yarrow (Achillea millefolium 'Paprika'), Bonehead wrote:

I am not a fan of yarrow in general. I find it weedy and too often overrun by grass. I do, however, grow it for its herbal properties. I've tried several cultivars and have settled on this one as my go-to. The bloom color is very striking (many others seem washed out or dirty to me), it clumps up nicely, and it hopefully will spread into a solid mass. If all goes well, I will likely divide this so I have 3 groupings of it among my herbs. Nice bright spot among the mostly purple or yellow flowers of other herbs.
Name: Sue Taylor
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Oct 15, 2016 9:04 AM CST
There are so many lovely newer varieties of Achillea now, so it's really not necessary to settle for a "dirty" colour. Some wonderful strong yellows and the earthy colours of Paprika and Terracotta are wonderful. The Summer Pastels are very nice as well if you want something milder. Fantastic plants.

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