General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Height: 18 to 24 inches
Plant Spread: 18 to 24 inches
Leaves: Semi-evergreen
Fruit: Edible to birds
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Other: Wide range of pastel shades including white, light pink, salmon pink, red and yellow.
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Late summer or early fall
Uses: Erosion control
Medicinal Herb
Cut Flower
Dried Flower
Will Naturalize
Dynamic Accumulator: Nitrogen fixer
P (Phosphorus)
K (Potassium)
Fe (Iron)
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Humidity tolerant
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
Awards and Recognitions: AAS (All-America Selection®): 1990 National

Common names
  • Yarrow
  • Milfoil
  • Staunchweed
  • Sanguinary
  • Thousandleaf
  • Soldier's Woundwort

Photo Gallery

Date: 2017-06-09
blooming with Royal Sunset lily
Location: Kalama, Wa.
  • Uploaded by Joy
Location: My Garden
Date: 2013-07-12
Location: all photos from my garden

 Courtesy Outsidepride
  • Uploaded by vic
Location: Kalama, Wa.
  • Uploaded by Joy
Uploaded by robertduval14

Courtesy Outsidepride
  • Uploaded by Joy

Courtesy Gardens in the Wood of Grassy Creek
  • Uploaded by vic
Location: So. NH
Date: 2011-06-21

Date: 2013-10-07
Location: My Garden
Date: 2013-07-12
Location: SunZone 6a
Date: 2012-06-30
Planted with Asiatic lily Eyeliner and Allium Drumstick.

Date: 2013-10-07

Date: 2013-10-07
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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.
carlysuko On March 19, 2022 Seeds sown
dnrevel On February 21, 2023 Seeds sown
Sown in CSS Project Grow garden, east inside border, pelleted seed, by Hollyhocks. Ferry Morse seed.
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