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Coronation Gold Yarrow

Achillea x 'Coronation Gold'

SKU
00056
Small, deep yellow flowers in huge clusters on sturdy stems above the silvery gray foliage. Drought resistant plant blends well with western and Mediterranean natives in well-drained soils. Flowers hold color when dried. Herbaceous.
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Once established, needs only occasional watering.

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Botanical Pronunciationa-KIL-lee-uh
LoreAchillea is a natural coagulant herb carried by Greek and Roman warriors into the battlefield to treat wounds.
Average Size at MaturityModerate to fast growth to 3 ft. tall, 2 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeSummer
Design IdeasPerfect plant for the arid perennial border. A traditional component of herb gardens due to its aromatic foliage and everlasting flowers. Fits nicely into pots, beds and borders of Mediterranean style compositions. May naturalize to provide interest along wild garden dry stream beds, banks and open spaces.
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorYellow
Foliage ColorGray-green
Garden StyleCottage, Mediterranean
Growth HabitClump-forming
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Firescaping/Firewise, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Cutting Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsFlower & Rose Food
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Easy Care, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise, Bird Friendly
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, needs only occasional watering.
Companion PlantsGroup this with other Mediterranean plants such as Little Ollie Dwarf Olive, (Olea europea 'Montra'), Arp Rosemary, (Rosmarinus officinalis 'Arp'), Black Flowering Fountain Grass, (Pennisetum alopecuroides 'Moudry') and Provance French Lavender, (Lavandula x intermedia 'Provence').

Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. For a neat appearance, remove old foliage before new leaves emerge. Divide clumps every 2 to 3 years in early spring.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 2-9

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