Genus: Yarrow

Achillea

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Courtesy Bluestone Perennials
Yarrow (Achillea)
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Asteraceae
Plants in this genus are low-growing mats to medium-sized perennials found in mountainous regions and grasslands. Most have green to grey aromatic, deeply cut leaves. Inflorescences form 3- to 5-inch flat clusters in summer and autumn.
Noteworthy characteristics:  Fern-like foliage is often aromatic. Appropriate plants for rock or wildflower gardens. Tall varieties are good for cut flowers and for drying.
Care:  Most plants in this genus will tolerate a wide range of soils, assuming they are moist and well-drained and in full sun. Achillea dislikes damp locations. Divide regularly to maintain vigor.
Propagation: 

Sow seed in situ or divide plants in spring.

Problems: 

Aphids, powdery mildew, rust.

Species, varieties and clutivars for genus Achillea

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Achillea millefolium
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'Apricot Delight' yarrow
Achillea millefolium 'Apricot Delight'
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Achillea 'Moonshine'
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Yarrow
Achillea millefolium 'Terracotta'
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Achillea millefolium ‘Fire King’
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Yarrow
Achillea ‘Coronation Gold’