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Achillea

Common Name(s):

Phonetic Spelling
ak-ih-LEE-a
Description

There are many species and hybrids of Achillea used in gardens and all are tough, drought-tolerant and consistently attractive with their ferny foliage and bright flowers. This plant is resistant to damage by deer.

Propagation: Seed, division in spring or fall

 

Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#gold#red#white#pink#sun#birds#songbirds#full sun#summer#drought tolerant#spring#perennial#white flowers#pink flowers#red flowers#shade tolerant#flowering#cpp#yarrow#gold flowers#achillea#full sun flowers#deer resistant
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#gold#red#white#pink#sun#birds#songbirds#full sun#summer#drought tolerant#spring#perennial#white flowers#pink flowers#red flowers#shade tolerant#flowering#cpp#yarrow#gold flowers#achillea#full sun flowers#deer resistant
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Achillea
    Family:
    Asteraceae
    Life Cycle:
    Perennial
    Recommended Propagation Strategy:
    Division
    Seed
    Country Or Region Of Origin:
    Europe
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Perennial
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
    Soil Drainage:
    Good Drainage
    NC Region:
    Coastal
    Mountains
    Piedmont
    Usda Plant Hardiness Zone:
    3a, 3b, 4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Gold/Yellow
    Pink
    Red/Burgundy
    White
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Spring
    Summer
    Flower Description:
    Flowers come in a variety of colors including gold, white, pink, and cerise red. Their season is from late spring to summer.
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Color:
    Green
    Hairs Present:
    No
  • Stem:
    Stem Color:
    Green
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Landscape Theme:
    Drought Tolerant Garden
    Attracts:
    Songbirds
    Resistance To Challenges:
    Deer
    Drought