Achillea 'Moonshine'

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Yarrow

USDA Hardiness Zone 2-9

Silvery, fern-like foliage with bright yellow flowers. Very uniform habit. Generally 'Moonshine' is not quite as aggressive as many millefolium varieties. Great as a cut flower.

Height

18-24 Inches

Spread

24-30 Inches

Color

Yellow/Gold/Bronze

Interesting Notes

Top rated in the Chicago Botanic Garden's trials

Bloom Time

June-September

Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips

Prefers loose, gravel-like soil. Deadhead in July-August.

When to Divide

spring or fall

Good Companions

Globe Thistle (Echinops ritro), Maiden Grass (Miscanthus sinensis), Fall Blooming Reed Grass (Calamagrostis arundinacea var. brachytricha), Hollyhock (Alcea ), False Indigo (Baptisia ), Ornamental Onion (Allium ), Pink Chives (Allium schoenpraesum), Coneflower (Echinacea purpurea), Tall Stonecrop (Sedum )

Characteristics & Attributes

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