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.
|Item Package Size|
Plant - 3" Pot
Summer Berries Yarrow
Achillea millefolium Summer Berries
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
|Estimated Mature Spread|
Early to late summer
Crown of plant should rest just at or above the soil surface after watering in.
Green fern-like foliage.
Sandy Soil, Loamy Soil, Drought/Dry Soil
Dry, Average, Well Draining
Dry Sites, Salt
Attract Butterflies, Easy To Grow, Attract Hummingbirds, Attract Birds, Bee Friendly, Deer Resistant, Rabbit Resistant, Fragrant Flower / Foliage, Good For Cut Flowers, Good For Dried Flowers, Good For Containers, Extended Bloom Time (more than 4 weeks), Good Rockgarden Or Alpine Plant, Plants For Small Spaces
Northeast, Southeast, Midwest, West, Southwest, Pacific Northwest
Spring / Summer, Fall
|Poisonous or Toxic to Animals|
Poisonous if ingested. Skin and eye irritant. Toxic to dogs, cats and horses.
|Ships to Hawaii, Alaska & Canada|