Yarrow (Achillea millefolium 'Summer Pastels') in the Yarrows Database

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Dry
Leaves: Fragrant
Flowers: Showy
Uses: Medicinal Herb
Cut Flower
Dried Flower
Will Naturalize
Dynamic Accumulator: Nitrogen fixer
P (Phosphorus)
K (Potassium)
Fe (Iron)
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Drought tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Sow in situ
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Other: Underground rhizomes
Pollinators: Various insects
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil

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The Wonderful YarrowThe Wonderful Yarrow
November 17, 2014

Yarrow, Achillea millefolium, has been known and loved for thousands of years, and in fact, its name came from the Greek hero, Achilles.

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Photo gallery:
Date: 2017-06-09blooming with Royal Sunset lily
By pepper23
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Location: So. NHDate: 2011-06-21
By NHJenDion
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Courtesy Gardens in the Wood of Grassy Creek
By vic
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By vic
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Location: SunZone 6aDate: 2012-06-30Planted with Asiatic lily Eyeliner and Allium Drumstick.
By ge1836
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Plant Events from our members
NikkiGerena On June 25, 2017 Plant emerged
NikkiGerena On June 20, 2017 Seeds sown
NikkiGerena On June 1, 2017 Plant Ended (Removed, Died, Discarded, etc)
NikkiGerena On April 30, 2017 Transplanted
NikkiGerena On April 28, 2017 Seeds germinated
NikkiGerena On April 25, 2017 Seeds sown
MrsBinWY On December 2, 2017 Seeds sown
Experiment: Eight (8) 2.25" pots in garden hoop, seeds from 2014G. All went to 5-12-18 Plant Sale as starter plants.
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