Fern-Leaf Yarrow (Achillea filipendulina) in the Yarrows Database

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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
Butterflies
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

Big color soon, easy to grow on little water.

The Wonderful YarrowThe Wonderful Yarrow
By dave on 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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Posted by Mindy03 (Delta KY) on May 4, 2012 6:14 PM

Honey bees get nectar from this plant.

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Posted by wildflowers (North East Texas - Zone 7b) on Jan 16, 2015 5:40 PM

The blooms are attractive to so many species of beneficial insects all summer long. Some birds will use the leaves to make their nests. Yarrow is a good compost activator.

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