Native Plant Database

Header Photo: Mervin Wallace

Yarrow

Achillea millefolium
Plant Type: Herbaceous Perennials
Native Environment: Prairie
Season of Interest: Mid (May - June)
Main Color: White
Fall Color:
Hardy From Zone: 1
Hardy To Zone: 1

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Hardiness Zones

Midwest map of zones 5 (north), 6, and 7 (south)

as defined by the USDA Plant Hardiness Zone Map; (hardiness zones are not recorded for all Grow Native! plants)
Yarrow by Mervin Wallace
Photo: Mervin Wallace
Sun Exposure 
Full Sun
Soil
Moisture
Dry, Moderate
Nature Attracting
Pollinators/Beneficial Insects
Wildlife Benefit
Animal
Resistance
Deer Resistant
Size

Height:

24 to
36
inches

Spread:

16 to
24
inches
Size
Height: 24 to
36
inches
Spread: 16 to
24
inches
Size
Height: 24 to
36
inches
Spread: 16 to
24
inches
Typical Landscape Use
With spreading underground stems, it can produce a ground cover of finely dissected, fern-like foliage.
Establishment and Care Instructions
Special Features
Special Usage
Basic Description

Flat-topped clusters of 3- to 4-inch white flowers appear at the tops of 2- to 3-foot stems. Foliage is mostly at the ground level.

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