General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Plant Height: 21 inches
Plant Spread: 22 inches
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Other: Gray-green
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Pink
Other: Shades of pink, from pale apricot to rose-red
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Late summer or early fall
Other: Deadhead faded flowers to ensure more flowering throughout the season.
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Uses: 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
Salt 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
Patent/Plant Breeders' Rights: PP18,738

Trade name information:
Series: Tutti Frutti™
Trade Name: Apricot Delight
Cultivar name: 'Apricot Delight'
Common names
  • Yarrow
  • Milfoil
  • Staunchweed
  • Sanguinary
  • Thousandleaf
  • Soldier's Woundwort

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  • Posted by jvdubb (48036 MI - Zone 6b) on Aug 28, 2014 12:31 PM concerning plant:
    This is one of my favorite Achilleas. In my zone 6 garden it gets mostly sun, but some deep shade mid-day due to some trees. It is planted in an area of my beds with clay soil. It is one of my first Achilleas to bloom, and the blooms last for about 7 or 8 weeks. It reaches about 20 inches high. I do cut it back after the blooms fade, and sometimes it reblooms. Other than that, it is a completely care-free plant for me. Unlike many of my other Achilleas, it never flops.
  • Posted by Catmint20906 (PNW WA half hour south of Olympia - Zone 8a) on Aug 22, 2014 12:50 PM concerning plant:
    Yarrow (Achillea millefolium) is a larval host plant for the Painted Lady butterfly. It also has special value to native bees, and supports conservation biological control by attracting beneficial insects to the garden, including lacewings, hoverflies, parasitic mini-wasps, and ladybugs. These beneficial insects feed on a variety of common garden pests.
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