Yarrow (Achillea alpina) in the Yarrows Database

Common names:
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Botanical names:
Achillea alpina Accepted
Achillea sibirica Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Wet Mesic
Mesic
Dry Mesic
Dry
Plant Height: 12 - 24 inches
Leaves: Fragrant
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Other: Pale violet
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Flower Time: 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
Propagation: Seeds: Sow in situ
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Other: Underground rhizomes
Pollinators: Various insects
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil

The pinkish hue is stronger in the photo then it is with the nake

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Comments:
Posted by robertduval14 (Mason, New Hampshire - Zone 5b) on Mar 7, 2013 1:44 PM

On our plants, some of the flowers are nearly white, while others have a much more pronounced pinkish hue.

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