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Yarrow Paprika

Paprika gives your fire engine red flowers with yellow centers. One of the brightest, up to 24 inches tall. (Achillea millefolium)

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Plant - 3" pot

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Details:

Zones: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Plant Size: 18-24" tall, 18-24" wide
Light: Full Sun
Bloom Time: Early to late summer
Shipping: Shipping begins in late March based on ground temperatures, warmest zones first.

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Details
SKU 4PER
Common Name Yarrow
Botanical Name Achillea millefolium
Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Light Requirements Full Sun
Flower Color Red
Estimated Mature Height 18-24" tall
Estimated Mature Spread 18-24" wide
Bloom Time Early to late summer
Planting Depth Crown of plant should rest just at or above the soil surface after watering in.
Ships As Potted Plant
Foliage Color Gray-Green
Planting Season Spring, Summer
Will Tolerate Sandy Soil, Loamy Soil, Drought/Dry Soil
Soil Moisture Dry, Average, Well Draining
Suggested Uses Deer Resistant, Hummingbirds & Butterflies, Fragrant, Cut Flowers, Dried Flowers, Showy Flowers, Extended Blooms
Ships to Canada No
Our Master Gardeners Suggest Pairing With:
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  • All Annual Wildflower Seed Mix

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Description
Paprika is a big favorite because, like the name suggests, its spicy hot. The red flowers are really red, and the contrasting bright yellow centers make it all sizzle in the sun.

About the Yarrows. The Achillea tribe are plants of dry, gritty areas, and do not like soil that is too moist or rich. Give yours plenty of drainage.

The fore-runners of these beautiful hybrids have one of the richest histories in the plant world. Long thought of as a magical plant, Yarrows history goes back to Roman times, when it was thought useful in healing warrior wounds. The name Achillea is from Achilles, and the fateful wound of his heel. But it doesn't stop there. Witchcraft and all sorts of magical potions are associated with this plant.

The basic wildflower, Achillea millefolium, has a grayish-white bloom with deep green ferny foliage.

Our Master Gardeners Suggest Pairing With:
  • Trowel

    Trowel

  • Oriental Lily Bulbs Stargazer

    Oriental Lily Bulbs Stargazer

  • All Annual Wildflower Seed Mix

    All Annual Wildflower Seed Mix

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4.0

Sturdy plant

By Grandma's Park

from Nebraska

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Pros

  • Long Bloom Time
  • Low Maintenance

Cons

  • Susceptible to Pests

Best Uses

  • Butterfly garden

Comments about American Meadows Yarrow Paprika:

I have a large butterfly garden and used these plants for spots of color. Butterflies were attracted to them but had a little problem with a webby pest, not sure what it was. Blasted it with the hose several days, and it seemed to take care of the problem.

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How-To Guides
Our Master Gardeners Suggest Pairing With:
  • Trowel

    Trowel

  • Oriental Lily Bulbs Stargazer

    Oriental Lily Bulbs Stargazer

  • All Annual Wildflower Seed Mix

    All Annual Wildflower Seed Mix

Shipping

Shipping begins in late March based on ground temperatures, warmest zones first.

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As soon as your order is placed you will receive a confirmation email. You will receive a second email the day your order ships telling you how it has been sent. Some perennials are shipped as potted plants, some as perennial roots packed in peat.  The ‘Details’ tab describes how that item will ship. All perennials and spring-planted bulbs are packaged to withstand shipping and are fully-guaranteed. Please open upon receipt and follow the instructions included.

Perennials and spring-planted bulbs are shipped at the proper planting time for your hardiness zone. Perennial and spring-planted bulb orders will arrive separately from seeds. If your order requires more than one shipment, there is no additional shipping charge. See our Shipping Information page for approximate ship dates and more detailed information. If you need express shipping or have any questions, please call Customer Service toll-free at (877) 309-7333 or Contact Us by email.

Our Master Gardeners Suggest Pairing With:
  • Trowel

    Trowel

  • Oriental Lily Bulbs Stargazer

    Oriental Lily Bulbs Stargazer

  • All Annual Wildflower Seed Mix

    All Annual Wildflower Seed Mix

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