Red Velvet Yarrow
Red Velvet Yarrow
Achillea millefolium 'Red Velvet'Item #2906 USDA Hardiness Zone: 3 - 9
Rich, velvety red flowers are the most fade resistant to date. Tall stalks hold the flat clusters above the ferny gray-green foliage. Easy to grow, drought tolerant and attractive to butterflies. Herbaceous.
- OverviewLight Needs:Full sunWatering Needs:Once established, needs only occasional watering.Average Landscape Size:Fast growth to 1 ft. tall, 3 ft. in bloom, gently spreading to 5 ft. wide.
- DetailBotanical Pronunciation:a-KIL-lee-a meel-lee-FO-le-umPlant type:PerennialDeciduous/evergreen:HerbaceousSunset climate zones:1 - 24, 26, 28 - 45Growth rate:FastAverage landscape size:Fast growth to 1 ft. tall, 3 ft. in bloom, gently spreading to 5 ft. wide.Special features:Attracts Butterflies, Bird Friendly, Easy Care, Fast Growing, North American Native Selection, WaterwiseFoliage color:Gray-greenBlooms:SummerFlower color:RedCompanion PlantsBlanket Flower (Gaillardia); Black-Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia); Coneflower (Echinacea); Blue Fescue (Festuca); Shasta Daisy (Chrysanthemum)
- CareCare InformationThrives in lean to average soils with good drainage. Drought tolerant once established in landscape; water containers when soil surface is dry. Feed with a slow-release fertilizer. Shear spent flowers for a neat appearance. Prune old foliage before new growth appears. Divide spring or fall as needed.Pruning time: fall.Light Needs:Full sunWatering Needs:Once established, needs only occasional watering.
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