Achillea millefolium 'Paprika'

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Yarrow

USDA Hardiness Zone 2-9

Bright red bloom with finely cut dark green, fine-textured foliage. Very low-maintenance plant with real WOW factor blooms! Great as cut flowers, with a long vase life.

Height

18-24 Inches

Spread

24-30 Inches

Color

Pink/Red

Interesting Notes

The ancient Druids used yarrow to divine seasonal weather.

Bloom Time

June-September

Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips

Prefers very loose, gravelly soil. Excess of nitrogen or moisture can contribute to lodging and fungi. Deadhead in July. May need dividing every 3 years.

When to Divide

spring or fall

Good Companions

Tickseed (Coreopsis ), Fall Blooming Reed Grass (Calamagrostis arundinacea var. brachytricha), White Coneflower (Echinacea purpurea), Bluemist Shrub (Caryopteris clandonensis), Lavender (Lavendula intermedia), Tickseed (Coreopsis Big Bang), Red Switchgrass (Panicum virgatum), Shasta Daisy (Leucanthemum superbum)

Characteristics & Attributes

Attributes & Uses
Crafts
Dried Flowers
Cut Flowers
Fragrant
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Exposure
Full Sun
Foliage Color
Dark Green
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Fall
Summer
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Summer
Soil Moisture Preference
Well-drained
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