Botanical Name: Achillea millefolium
Common Name: Yarrow
Aromatic, feathery fern-like leaves grow to 6 inches in height and spread by rhizomes. Flat-topped clusters of flowers rise to 2 feet. Good cut flower in a meadow planting or as a lawn substitute.
Plant Family: Asteraceae
Plant Type: Perennial
"Height by Width: 6in. H (flowers to 2' H) x 2-3' W 2'w"
Growth Habit: Upright with creeping rootstocks
Growth Rate: Fast
Sun Exposure: Full sun to high shade
Soil Preference: Adaptable
Water Requiremenets: Moderate to regular
Cold Hardy to: 10,500'
Flower Season: Spring/Summer
Flower Color: White - light pink
Endangered? Not listed
Distribution: Throughout California, except deserts
Natural Habitat: Adapted to many habitats
Under Oaks: TRUE
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