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Achillea millefolium 'Apricot Delight' ('Apricot Delight' yarrow)

Achillea millefolium 'Apricot Delight' Photo/Illustration: Courtest of Blooms of Bressingham

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Hardiness Zones: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Botanical Name: Achillea millefolium 'Apricot Delight' ah-KILL-lee-ah mil-lih-FOE-lee-um Common Name: 'Apricot Delight' yarrow Genus: Achillea
'Apricot Delight' has deep reddish apricot blooms that then mature to a pale salmon, and they harmonize well with other colors. 'Apricot Delight' has a long blooming season (from early to late summer, with deadheading). This cultivar is smaller than most yarrows, and the blooms make nice cut flowers. -Allan Armitage, Plants to know and grow, Fine Gardening issue #121
Care: Provide full sun and moist, well-drained soil. A. millefolium cultivars can be invasive. Divide regularly.
Propagation: By division.
Problems: Aphids.
Height 1 ft. to 3 ft.
Spread 1 ft. to 3 ft.
Light Full Sun Only
Moisture Medium Moisture
Maintenance Moderate
Characteristics Attracts Butterflies; Showy Flowers
Bloom Time Early Summer; Late Summer; Summer
Flower Color Pink Flower
Uses Beds and Borders, Cut Flower
Style Cottage Garden, Rock Garden
Seasonal Interest Summer Interest
Type Perennials

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