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<h3>'''Botanical Name:''' ''Achillea millefolium 'Island Pink'''<br>
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<h3>''Botanical Name:'' ''Achillea millefolium'' 'Island Pink'<br>
'''Common Name:''' Yarrow selection</h3>
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'''Common Name:''' Island Pink Yarrow</h3>
Fuzzy, feathery fern-like leaves. Flat topped cluster of  flowers rise to 2 feet. Good cut flower in a meadow planting. A lawn substitute that can handle foot traffic and can be mowed as desired.<br>
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:Fuzzy, feathery fern-like leaves. Flat topped cluster of  flowers rise to 2 feet. Good cut flower in a meadow planting. A lawn substitute that can handle foot traffic and can be mowed as desired.
  
 
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'''Plant Family:''' Asteraceae
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:'''Plant Family:''' Asteraceae
  
'''Plant Type:''' Perennial
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:'''Plant Type:''' Perennial
  
'''Height by Width:''' 6 in. - 2' H x 2' W
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:'''Height by Width:''' 6 in. - 2' H x 2' W
  
'''Growth Habit:''' Upright, spreading by rhizomes
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:'''Growth Habit:''' Upright, spreading by rhizomes
  
'''Deciduous/Evergreen:''' Evergreen
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:'''Deciduous/Evergreen:''' Evergreen
  
'''Growth Rate:''' Fast
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:'''Growth Rate:''' Fast
  
'''Sun Exposure:''' Full sun to high shade
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:'''Sun Exposure:''' Full sun to high shade
  
'''Soil Preference:''' Adaptable
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:'''Soil Preference:''' Adaptable
  
'''Water Requiremenets:''' Moderate to regular
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:'''Water Requirements:''' Moderate to regular
  
'''Cold Hardy to:''' 10,500'
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:'''Cold Hardy to:''' 10,500'
  
'''Flower Season:''' Spring/Summer
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:'''Flower Season:''' Spring/Summer
  
'''Flower Color:''' Pink
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:'''Flower Color:''' Pink
  
'''Endangered?''' Not listed
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:'''Endangered?:''' Not listed
  
'''Distribution:''' Garden selection
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:'''Distribution:''' Garden selection
  
'''Natural Habitat:''' Adapted to many habitats
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:'''Natural Habitat:''' Adapted to many habitats
  
'''Hummingbirds:''' FALSE<br>
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[[Image:songbird_iconA.jpg]] [[Image:oak_iconA.jpg]] [[Image:butterfly_iconA.jpg]] [[Image:clay_iconA.jpg]] [[Image:fragrant_iconA.jpg]] [[Image:slope_iconA.jpg]] [[Image:container_iconA.jpg]]
'''Birds:''' TRUE<br>
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'''Under Oaks:''' TRUE<br>
 
'''Butterflies:''' TRUE<br>
 
'''Clay:''' TRUE<br>
 
'''Aromatic:''' FALSE<br>
 
'''Slope/Erosion:''' TRUE<br>
 
'''Container:''' TRUE<br>
 
  
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:'''Care and Maintenance'''<br>
  
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'''Care and Maintenance'''<br>
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:'''History'''<br>
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'''History'''<br>
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:'''Other Names'''<br>
  
'''Other Names'''<br>
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:'''References'''<br>
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:* Bornstein, Carol, David Fross, and Bart O'Brien. ''California Native Plants for the Garden.'' Los Olivos, CA: Cachuma Press. 2005.
  
'''Links'''<br>
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:'''Links'''<br>

Latest revision as of 22:55, 19 August 2010

Botanical Name: Achillea millefolium 'Island Pink'
Common Name: Island Pink Yarrow

Fuzzy, feathery fern-like leaves. Flat topped cluster of flowers rise to 2 feet. Good cut flower in a meadow planting. A lawn substitute that can handle foot traffic and can be mowed as desired.

Plant Family: Asteraceae
Plant Type: Perennial
Height by Width: 6 in. - 2' H x 2' W
Growth Habit: Upright, spreading by rhizomes
Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
Growth Rate: Fast
Sun Exposure: Full sun to high shade
Soil Preference: Adaptable
Water Requirements: Moderate to regular
Cold Hardy to: 10,500'
Flower Season: Spring/Summer
Flower Color: Pink
Endangered?: Not listed
Distribution: Garden selection
Natural Habitat: Adapted to many habitats

Songbird iconA.jpg Oak iconA.jpg Butterfly iconA.jpg Clay iconA.jpg Fragrant iconA.jpg Slope iconA.jpg Container iconA.jpg


Care and Maintenance


History


Other Names
References
  • Bornstein, Carol, David Fross, and Bart O'Brien. California Native Plants for the Garden. Los Olivos, CA: Cachuma Press. 2005.
Links