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Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Plant Height: 2 feet
Plant Spread: 3 feet
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Evergreen
Fragrant
Other: Silver-gray leaves
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Yellow
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Other: Deadhead faded flower stems to ensure more flowering throughout the season.
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Uses: Medicinal Herb
Cut Flower
Dried Flower
Dynamic Accumulator: P (Phosphorus)
K (Potassium)
Fe (Iron)
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Humidity tolerant
Drought tolerant
Salt tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Other info: Sterile
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Other: Underground rhizomes
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil
Awards and Recognitions: RHS AGM
Other: 2015 Great Plant Picks award winner

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Common names
  • Yarrow
  • Greek Yarrow

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Location: My garden in Albuquerque, NM Zone 7b
Date: 05-11-23
Emerging bloom shows a hint of yellow
Location: Thomasville, GA USA
Date: 2020-05-07
A newly released #Monarch caught in flight, lighting on the Yarro
Location: My backyard in Allentown, PA
Date: 2 June 2016
#Pollination  A sweat bee examines fresh flowers on 2 June 2016
Location: Thomasville, GA USA
Date: 2020-05-17
A tiny #green garden fly enjoys the bounty of the nectar of the y
Location: The Natural State (Arkansas)
Date: 2020-06-25
Location: Nora's Garden - Castlegar, B.C.
Date: 2012-10-08
 1:29 pm. The contrast of the bluish leaves with the lemon yellow
Location: In my garden in Oklahoma City
Date: June, 2004
Yarrow (Achillea 'Moonshine') 001
Location: Bordine's Greenhouse, Rochester Hills, MI
Date: 2010-06-07
Location: central Illinois
Date: 2020-05-28
Location: in my Mom's garden
Date: 2017-05-24
Location: central Illinois
Date: 2014-07-02
Location: Nora's Garden - Castlegar, B.C.
Date: 2013-11-16
- A pleasing variety of tones for fall colour.
Location: central Illinois
Date: 2017-07-10

Date: 2015-08-15
Location: Nora's Garden - Castlegar BC
Date: 2016-06-12
 6:36 pm. Pick the blossoms, enjoy the bouquet, and then let it d
Location: Fairfax, VA
Location: Lowes Garden Center, MI
Date: 2012-06-25
Location: Indiana  zone 5 Purdue garden
Date: 2016-09-25
Location: Darwell Rolling Woods, Alberta
Date: 2007-06-06
Location: Nora's Garden - Castlegar BC
Date: 2016-05-31
 6:07 pm. A dry, sandy bank is enlivened for the summer by these
Location: Lowes Garden Center, MI
Date: 2012-06-25
Location: Lowes Garden Center, MI
Date: 2012-06-25
Location: Carson City, NV
Date: 2024-06-05
Location: Worcester, MA
Date: 2017-07-14
Location: IDEA Garden, Tyler, Texas
Date: 2014-05-03
Location: Fairfax, Virginia (Outdoors)

Date: 2009-06-20
Location: My Garden
Date: 2013-10-01
Location: Bordine's Greenhouse, Rochester Hills, MI
Date: 2010-06-07
Location: Lowes Garden Center, MI
Date: 2012-06-25
Location: Lowes Garden Center, MI
Date: 2012-06-25
Location: Lowes Garden Center, MI
Date: 2012-06-25
Location: My Northeastern Indiana Gardens - Zone 5b
Date: 2010-06-08
Location: Front garden
Date: June 2015
Location: Santa Fe, NM
Date: 6-18-15
Location: IDEA Garden, Tyler, Texas
Date: 2014-05-03
Location: New Hartford, Oneida County, New York
Date: 2022-07-11
Yarrow (Achillea 'Moonshine')

Date: 2004-06-09

Date: 2015-08-15

Date: 2018-06-25

Date: 2016-08-24
Photo courtesy of Santa Rosa Gardens. Used with permission.

photo credit: Krzysztof Ziarnek, Kenraiz
Location: Tracy, CA
Date: May 2011
Location: In our garden - Central Valley area, CA
Date: 2012-04-02
New flower buds forming this Spring 2012 for the Golden Yarrow
Location: central Illinois
Date: 2014-05-14

Date: 2015-05-22

Date: 2015-05-22

Date: 2015-05-22

photo credit: Agnes Monkelbaan
Location: Coastal San Diego County 
Date: 2018-06-22
Location: Harris Nursery in Tyler, TX
Date: 2012-04-25
Location: Front garden
Date: September
Location: central Illinois
Date: 2017-01-30

Date: 2014-07-09

Photo Courtesy of Lazy S'S Farm Nursery.
  • Uploaded by Joy

Date: 2012-04-26
Uploaded by foraygardengirl
Location: central Illinois
Date: 2017-06-05

Date: 2015-02-09
Winter interest. Seems completely unfazed by the cold.
Location: Sherwood, Oregon
Date: 2017-05-29
Location: Sherwood, Oregon
Date: 2017-05-29
Location: central Illinois
Date: 2014-06-26

Photo Courtesy of Garden Perennials. Used with Permission.
  • Uploaded by Joy
Location: Quad Cities Botanical Garden, Rock Island, Il.
Date: 2012-07-01

Date: 2008-07-01
Location: My Garden
Date: 2013-07-05
Location: So. NH
Date: 2011-06-06
Location: Kamloops, BC, Canada
Date: 2011-06-13
Location: SunZone 6a
Date: 2014-06-13
This yarrow is combined with salvia Caradonna
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Comments:
  • Posted by Calif_Sue (Sebastopol, CA - Zone 9a) on Oct 28, 2012 4:15 PM concerning plant:
    Prune hard in fall or late winter to 6" from the crown to promote fresh leaf growth.
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