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How to Grow Achillea filipendulina Plants in your Garden

Gardener's HQ Guide to Growing Yarrow Coronation Gold

Yarrow coronation gold

Achillea filipendulina photograph by jacinta lluch valero, Creative Commons.


Achillea filipendulina

Achillea filipendulina photograph by cristina.sanvito, CC.

Achillea filipendulina Growing and Care Guide

  • Scientific Name: Achillea filipendulina
  • Common Name: Yarrow coronation gold
  • Growing Zone: USA: 3 to 8
  • Life Cycle / Plant Type: Perennial

Plant Details

  • Plant Height (Inches): 36 to 48
  • Plant Spread (Inches): 18 to 24
  • Time of Bloom: Late spring through mid-summer
  • Flower Details: Yellow
  • Leaf Foliage: Green, Silvery
  • Fruit:
  • Growth Form: Upright / erect

Ideal Growing Conditions

  • Best Light Conditions: Full sunlight
  • Rate of Growth: Quick
  • Suitable Soil Types: Acidic, Loamy, Neutral, Sandy, Well drained
  • Soil Moisture: Dry

Caring Conditions

  • Care:
  • Level of Maintenance: Medium
  • Propagation: Division in spring
  • How to Prune: Cut back untidy foliage in spring
  • Pests: Aphids
  • Diseases: Subject to powdery mildews

Further Information

  • Can Attract:
  • Tolerant of: Deer, Drought, Dry Soil
  • Best Garden Use: Border, Container, En masse , Seashore
  • Further Reading and References: Here and Here
  • Family: Asteraceae
  • Closely Related Family Members: Floss flower; Gold and silver chrysanthemum; Marguerite daisy; Michaelmas Daisy; and Pompoms.
  • Miscellaneous: Attractive foliage, Fragrant foliage, Non-native to North America, Naturalizing, Attracts butterflies, Suitable for cut flowers, Suitable for dried flowers
  • Genus Detail: Achillea



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