Sneezeweed (Achillea ptarmica) in the Yarrows Database

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Leaves: Fragrant
Flowers: Showy
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Underground structures: Rhizome
Uses: Medicinal Herb
Cut Flower
Dried Flower
Will Naturalize
Dynamic Accumulator: P (Phosphorus)
K (Potassium)
Fe (Iron)
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Drought tolerant
Salt tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Sow in situ
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Other: Underground rhizomes
Pollinators: Self
Flies
Bees
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil

Seedling of 'The Pearl'

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May 5, 2011

May is a month that showcases flowers for special days. Flowers for May Day, flowers for Mother's Day, flowers for Memorial Day and flowers for the honey bees.

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Posted by Mindy03 (Delta KY) on Apr 22, 2012 2:39 PM

Honey bees get nectar from this plant.

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Puzzled, any ideas? by JLhedges Apr 17, 2018 11:53 AM 8
Achillea / Yarrow / Colorado by BlueGardner Feb 9, 2018 8:27 PM 2
2016 winter sowing by jvdubb Aug 10, 2016 2:41 PM 166

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