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Achillea millefolium

Common Name(s):
Common yarrow, Milfoil, Yarrow
Categories:
Herbs, Perennials, Wildflowers
Comment:

Introduced from Europe.  Wonderful wildlife plants, attracts butterflies.   Makes excellent cut or dried arrangments.  Comes in many colors.  Very easy to divde. 

Season:
Spring, summer, fall
Light:
Sun
Height:
12-36 in.
Space:
12 in.
Hardiness:
Perinnal
Foliage:
Narrowly oblong to lance-shaped leaves, finely dissected into slender segments; strong, distinctive odor; simple, branched stem. Some varieties can get quite tall.
Flower:
Numerous small flower heads arranged in a dense, flat-topped cluster
Site:
Average, well-drained soil; sun to partial shade; old fields, roadsides
Propagation:
Seeds or division
Life Cycle:
Perennial
Tags:
sun, summer, NCEMGVA2018, white, wildflower, yellow, herb, pollinator, perennial, red, partial shade, fall butterflies, spring, butterflies

NCCES plant id: 381

Achillea millefolium Achillea millefolium
Anne Tanne, CC BY-NC-SA - 2.0
Achillea millefolium Achillea millefolium
Flora Cyclam, CC BY-NC-SA - 4.0
Achillea millefolium Achillea millefolium
Frank Mayfield, CC-BY-SA-2.0
Achillea millefolium Achillea millefolium
Randi Hausken, CC-BY-SA-2.0
Achillea millefolium Achillea millefolium
Pris Sears, CC BY-NC-SA - 2.0