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Achillea millefolium 'Terracotta' (Yarrow)

Achillea millefolium 'Terracotta' Photo/Illustration: Courtesy of Bluestone Perennials

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Hardiness Zones: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Botanical Name: Achillea millefolium 'Terracotta' ah-KILL-lee-ah mil-lih-FOE-lee-um Common Name: Yarrow Genus: Achillea
Flat-topped corymbs of small, daisy-like flowers in colors of salmon-peach to yellow-orange are borne simultaneously on one plant up to 2 feet tall and wide. Flowers are complemented by silvery-green, finely-textured foliage.
Care: Provide well-drained soil in full sun. Grows vigorously and, if not divided regularly, will quickly outgrow its welcomed space. Once established, Achillea millefolium cultivars prove to be drought tolerant.
Propagation: Divide in spring or autumn.
Problems: Aphids, powdery mildew.
Height 1 ft. to 3 ft.
Spread 1 ft. to 3 ft.
Growth Habit Spreads
Growth Pace Fast Grower;Invasive/Aggressive Grower
Light Full Sun Only
Moisture Dry to Medium
Maintenance Moderate
Tolerance Deer Tolerant;Drought Tolerant
Characteristics Attracts Butterflies; Fragrant Foliage; Showy Flowers; Showy Seed Heads
Bloom Time Late Summer; Summer
Flower Color Orange/ Salmon Flower; Yellow Flower
Uses Beds and Borders, Container, Cut Flower, Dried Flower, Naturalizing
Style Cottage Garden, Rock Garden, Xeric Bed
Seasonal Interest Summer Interest
Type Perennials

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