General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Leaves: Fragrant
Flowers: Showy
Uses: Medicinal Herb
Cut Flower
Dried Flower
Will Naturalize
Dynamic Accumulator: P (Phosphorus)
K (Potassium)
Fe (Iron)
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Propagation: Seeds: Sow in situ
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Other: Underground rhizomes
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots

Common names
  • Yarrow
  • Garden Mace
  • English Mace
  • Sweet Nancy
Botanical names
  • Accepted: Achillea x serrata
  • Synonym: Achillea decolorans

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Location: Northeastern, Texas
Date: 2015-03-25
  • Posted by wildflowers (North East Texas - Zone 7b) on Jan 16, 2015 6:13 PM concerning plant:
    This is a culinary variety of yarrow with sweet scented leaves that is used like the herb Mace. The flowers are a cream or ivory color and attract many beneficial insects, just as other species of yarrow do.

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