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Achillea millefolium 'rubra'

Rosy Red Yarrow

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Achillea millefolium (Rosy Red Yarrow)

Cluster-like flowers similar to the native White Yarrow make this reddish-pink cultivar a colorful addition when planted with other yarrows or in a mixture. Can be somewhat aggressive. Tolerates a wide range of soil and moisture conditions. Blooms all summer.

Additional Information:


Height
12-24 Inches

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Spread
15-18 Inches

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Bloom/Seasonal Color
Red


USDA Hardiness Zone 3-8

Home Owner Growing and Maintenance Tips:
Pretty addition to the pinks and whites of the summer border.

Good Companions
Little Bluestem (Schizachyrium scoparium), White Coneflower (Echinacea purpurea), Prairie Dropseed (Sporobolus heterolepis)

Characteristics & Attributes

Critter Resistance

Rabbit Resistant
Deer Resistant

Hydrologic Designation

FACU

Nature Attracting

Beneficial Insects
Butterfly

Season of Interest

Late (July-frost)
Mid (May-June)

Soil Moisture

Average

Special Uses

Containers
Fresh Cut Flower
Dried Flower

Sun Exposure

Full Sun

USFS MO Ecological Map

Wildlife Benefit

Butterfly Nectar