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Tall Yarrow

Tall Yarrow

Tall Yarrow

Named after Achilles, hero of the Trojan Wars in Greek mythology, who used yarrow to heal the wounds of his soldiers, Achillea is valued for its pleasantly fragrant, feathery foliage and its long-lasting, conspicuous, flat umbel flowers. Vital ingredient of herbaceous borders, cottage gardens, meadows or prairies, Achillea typically blooms for weeks from late spring to late summer, in a wide range of colors including pinks, reds, creams, yellows and bicolor pastels.

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Achillea millefolium 'Paprika' is a stunning sight with its long-lasting, conspicuous, large clusters of bright red flowers fading delicately to light pink and creamy yellow as they age. Its pleasantly aromatic, green fern-like foliage nicely compliments the dusty-red flat umbel flowers. Vital ingredient of herbaceous borders or prairie plantings, this Yarrow typically blooms for weeks from late spring to late summer, in a beautiful color display. Easy care, drought, heat, humidity, deer and rabbit tolerant.Good-looking, compact, bushy and heat loving, Achillea millefolium 'Saucy Seduction' is a stunning Yarrow with its masses of long-lasting clusters of rose-pink flowers with tiny white centers. Its pleasantly aromatic, green fern-like foliage is disease resistant and nicely compliments the cheerful flat umbel flowers. Blooms for weeks from early to late summer. Easy care, drought, heat, humidity, deer and rabbit tolerant.

Achillea millefolium (White Yarrow) is a graceful perennial wildflower which produces an abundance of huge, flat clusters, 5 in. across (12 cm), packed with 20-25 creamy-white flowers. They are borne on tall stems atop a pleasantly aromatic, green, fern-like foliage that is disease resistant. Both flowers and foliage are attractive and long-lasting, making White Yarrow a wonderful garden plant and a great choice for prairie or meadow plantings.Presenting a mosaic of warm colors with its flowers of various ages, Achillea 'Feuerland' is a compact and gorgeous Yarrow with masses of long-lasting clusters of blood red flowers delicately fading to soft gold as they mature. Its pleasantly aromatic, semi-evergreen, gray-green fern-like foliage is disease resistant and nicely compliments the cheerful flat umbel flowers. This Achillea is perfect for both the cool or warm borders. Blooms for weeks from early to late summer. Easy care, drought, heat, humidity, deer and rabbit tolerant (Source: www.gardenia.net)

 

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