Yarrow (Achillea 'Moonshine') in the Yarrows Database

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General Plant Information (Edit)
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: Other: 2015 Great Plant Picks award winner

#Pollination  A sweat bee examines fresh flowers on 2 June 2016

The Wonderful YarrowThe Wonderful Yarrow
November 17, 2014

Yarrow, Achillea millefolium, has been known and loved for thousands of years, and in fact, its name came from the Greek hero, Achilles.

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Comments:
Posted by Calif_Sue (Sebastopol, CA - Zone 9a) on Oct 28, 2012 4:15 PM

Prune hard in fall or late winter to 6" from the crown to promote fresh leaf growth.

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