Achillea millefolium | Common Yarrow

In hot-summer climates, expect an easier time when growing Yarrow if plants receive afternoon shade. Effective small area groundcover or in rock gardens. Many improved selections such as 'Paprika', shown, and 'Summer Pastels', are available; check locally. Canopy coverage: 3 square feet.

Water Requirement: low, moderate

Sun Exposure: partial shade, full sun

Cold Hardiness: cold hardy to 10F

Growth Rate: fast

Height: 3 feet high

Width: 2 feet wide


Foliage Color: gray-green

Flower Color: yellow, orange, red

Flower Season: summer, fall

Wildlife: butterflies