Achillea millefolium 'Red Velvet'

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Yarrow

This yarrow exhibits one of the best reds! Flower will not fade!
Finely-cut, green, fern-like foliage is a bright contract to the bloom!

Height

20 Inches

Spread

24-30 Inches

Color

Pink/Red/Yellow

Interesting Notes

Achillea is named after the legendary Achilles.

Bloom Time

June-September

Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips

Cutting back spent blooms encourages a second bloom in August/September.

When to Divide

spring or fall

Good Companions

Bluemist Shrub (Caryopteris clandonensis), Mountain Bluet (Centaurea montana), Threadleaf Coreopsis (Coreopsis verticillata), Globe Thistle (Echinops ritro), White Snakeroot (Eupatorium rugosum), Feather Reed Grass (Calamagrostis acutiflora), Shasta Daisy (Leucanthemum superbum), Spiked Gayfeather (Liatris spicata), Catmint (Nepeta faassenii), Russian Sage (Perovskia atriplicifolia), Balloon Flower (Platycodon grandiflorus), Hybrid Sage (Salvia nemorosa), Little Titch Catmint (Nepeta racemosa), Ornamental Onion (Allium )

Characteristics & Attributes

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