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Achillea millefolium

Common yarrow

Height
Spread
Growth
habit
3-9
2-3'
2-3'
Form                           Lifecycle              Hardiness zone*
Mat-Forming
Flower
Perennial

Common Yarrow, Western Yarrow, Milfoil

APPEARANCE
Bloom time
Bloom color
May-July
Violet/ pinkish
USE FOR
Seasonal interest
ENVIRONMENT
Terminal clusters
Light
Water
Soil
Soil pH
Loam, Sand
Adaptable
Soil Preference
Well-drained
HABITAT & NATIVE RANGE
Fields, meadows, disturbed sites, and open woods
Native to Eurasia but has naturalized in most of North America
ENVIRONMENTAL TOLERANCE
Humidity, Heat, Air pollution
BROWSE TOLERANCE
Humidity, Heat, Air pollution
Tolerance to browse by animals typically happens once plants are established. Young plants may still be quite susceptible.
SUGGESTED MAINTENANCE & COMMON PROBLEMS
Divide every 2-3 years, don't add thick mulch as will cause rot
Powdery mildew, rust, aggresive
COMPANION PLANTS
Black eyed susan,Butterfly weed,American coral bells
COMPANION TREES & SHRUBS
NOTES
Fragrant leaf

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