Achillea millefolium 'Terra Cotta'

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Yarrow

USDA Hardiness Zone 2-9

Pumpkin buds open to yellow, aging to burnished russet.

Height

24-36 Inches

Spread

24-30 Inches

Color

Orange

Interesting Notes

Achillea is named after the legendary Achilles.

Bloom Time

June-September

Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips

Prefers loose, gravelly soil. Excellent for cutting, fresh or dried, in mass plantings or as a border plant. Deadhead in July-August.

When to Divide

spring or fall

Good Companions

Hybrid Sage (Salvia ), Russian Sage (Perovskia atriplicifolia), Garden Phlox (Phlox paniculata), Ornamental Oregano (Origanum ), Stonecrop (Sedum ), Butterfly Weed (Asclepias tuberosa), Coneflower (Echinacea purpurea), Double Meadow Buttercup (Ranunculus aconitifolius), Coneflower (Echinacea )

Characteristics & Attributes

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