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Desert Eve™ Terracotta Yarrow

Achillea millefolium

SKU
43237
A carefree, compact, early-flowering variety with vibrant blooms and ferny foliage. Big, flat clusters of small, deep rusty orange flowers attract butterflies. Heat-loving, waterwise, fuss-free color for sunny borders or containers. Great color and texture for cut flower arrangements, fresh or dried. An herbaceous perennial.
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4-9

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Full sun

Once established, needs only occasional watering.

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Botanical Pronunciationa-KIL-lee-uh mill-ee-FOH-lee-um
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; reaches 16 to 20 in. tall, 18 to 24 in. wide.
Bloom TimeSummer
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorOrange
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage, Mediterranean, Rustic, Xeric
Growth HabitMounding, Upright
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Firescaping/Firewise, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Cutting Garden, Coastal Exposure
Light NeedsFull sun
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Naturalizes Well, Waterwise, Bird Friendly, Compact Form
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, needs only occasional watering.
Companion PlantsBlanket Flower (Gaillardia); Black-Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia); Coneflower (Echinacea); Blue Fescue (Festuca); Shasta Daisy (Chrysanthemum)

Thrives in lean to average, well-drained soil. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish root system. Once established in landscape, tolerates periodic dry spells; continue to water container plants regularly, when soil surface becomes dry. For a tidy appearance, remove spent flower stems.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-9

Your USDA Cold Hardiness Zone: 6

Good to grow!