Native Plant Trust

Achillea millefolium


Despite some gardeners classifing yarrow as a weed, it can be a fantastic addition to native plant gardens when sited properly. Plant yarrow in areas where little else will grow; sunny, dry sites that are nutrient poor are best. The attractive flower and foliage are prized by many insect species.

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Height: 1-3 feet
Spread: 2-3 feet
Hardiness Zone: 3-9


Bloom Color: White

Characteristics & Attributes

Cultivation Status
Species
Exposure
Sun
Soil Moisture
Dry
Average
Ecoregion
(84) Atlantic Coastal Pine Barrens
(82) Acadian Plains and Hills
(58) Northeastern Highlands
(83) Eastern Great Lakes Lowlands
(59) Northeastern Coastal Zone
Ornamental Interest
Summer Bloom
Attracts Wildlife
Attracts Bees
Host Plant
Pollinator Powerhouse Plant
Other Pollinators/Wildlife
Attracts Butterflies
Tolerance
Drought Tolerant
Urban Environment
Deer/Rabbit Resistant
Salt Tolerant
Landscape Use
Meadow garden
Rock garden
Naturalize
Massing
Growth Habit
Spreading/Suckering


North American Distribution