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Achillea millefolium Growing Guide

How to Grow Yarrow lansdorferglut in your Garden

Yarrow lansdorferglut

Small flowers: Yarrows photograph by Nayuki.


Achillea millefolium

Achillea millefolium photograph by Andreas Rockstein.

Achillea millefolium Growing Video

Achillea millefolium Growing and Care Guide

  • Scientific Name: Achillea millefolium
  • Common Name: Yarrow lansdorferglut
  • Growing Zone: USA: 4 to 8
  • Life Cycle / Plant Type: Herbaceous, Perennial

Plant Details

  • Plant Height (Inches): 18 to 36
  • Plant Spread (Inches): 3 to 6
  • Time of Bloom: Middle of summer to early autumn
  • Flower Details: Pink, White
  • Leaf Foliage: Green
  • Fruit:
  • Growth Form: Upright / erect

Ideal Growing Conditions

  • Best Light Conditions: Partially shady to full sunlight
  • Rate of Growth: Quick
  • Suitable Soil Types: Loamy, Neutral, Sandy, Well drained
  • Soil Moisture: Dry to Moist (Medium Moisture is likely gives best results)

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: Butterflies
  • Tolerant of: Deer, Drought, Dry Soil, Air Pollution
  • Best Garden Use: Container, Ground cover, En masse , Seashore, Woodland garden
  • Further Reading and References: Here and Here
  • Family: Asteraceae
  • Closely Related Family Members: Chicory; Buttonweed; African Daisy; Purple Coneflower; and Tasselflower.
  • Miscellaneous: Attractive foliage, Edible, Fragrant foliage, Invasive, Naturalizing, Attracts butterflies, Suitable for cut flowers, Suitable for dried flowers
  • Genus Detail: Achillea



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