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Yarrow “Cerise Queen”

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Yarrow “Cerise Queen”

Achillea millefolium

Yarrow is an easy perennial, growing in nearly any sunny situation, even where there is poor soil. Remove faded flowers regularly to promote continued blooming. Not a spreading species, this has a strongly clumping habit. Staking is usually necessary, particularly if grown in rich garden soil. 

Growing Conditions

Height 24" to 36"
Light Requirements Full sun
Bloom time June to September
Zone 3 to 9

Additional Info

good for cut or dried flowers, cut when pollen is visible for best vase life

named after Achilles who supposedly used millefolium species for soldiers' wounds

some species may be invasive (roots) in some situations except for clump-formers

All info from University of Vermont