Yarrow (Achillea x serrata) in the Yarrows Database

Common names:
Give a thumbs up Yarrow
Give a thumbs up Garden Mace
Give a thumbs up English Mace
Give a thumbs up Sweet Nancy

Botanical names:
Achillea x serrata Accepted
Achillea decolorans Synonym

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


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Posted by wildflowers (North East Texas - Zone 7b) on Jan 16, 2015 6:13 PM

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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Achillea decolorans by wildflowers Jun 29, 2017 2:55 PM 2

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