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Achillea 'Moonshine' (Yarrow)

Achillea millefolium 'Moonshine' Photo/Illustration: Jennifer Benner

(Based on 3 user reviews)

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Hardiness Zones: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Botanical Name: Achillea 'Moonshine' ah-KILL-lee-ah mil-lih-FOE-lee-um Common Name: Yarrow Genus: Achillea
This popular gray-leaved yarrow has 18-inch-tall yellow flower heads that last for several weeks in late summer.
Noteworthy characteristics: Withstands heat and humidity well.
Care: Provide moist, well-drained soil in full sun. May rot in the deep South.
Propagation: Sow seed in situ or divide plant in spring. Divide regularly to maintain vigor.
Problems: Aphids, powdery mildew, rust.
Height 1 ft. to 3 ft.
Spread 1 ft. to 3 ft.
Growth Habit Clumps
Growth Pace Fast Grower
Light Full Sun Only
Moisture Dry to Medium
Maintenance Low
Characteristics Attracts Butterflies; Showy Flowers; Showy Foliage
Bloom Time Fall; Late Summer; Summer
Foliage Color Silver/Grey
Flower Color Yellow Flower
Uses Beds and Borders, Cut Flower, Dried Flower, Roadside
Style Herb Garden, Cottage Garden, Meadow Garden, Rock Garden
Seasonal Interest Spring Interest, Summer Interest, Fall Interest
Type Perennials

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