Desert Eve™ Yellow Yarrow

Achillea millefolium 'Desyel' PP #22,369

Pronunciation: a-KIL-lee-uh mill-ee-FOH-lee-um
SKU #30004
4-9

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OVERVIEW
Description A compact, early-blooming, variety with lemon-yellow flowers held above ferny foliage. The perfect size for containers, or at the front of a sunny border or butterfly garden. Good for cut bouquets, fresh or dried. The dried seedheads feed overwintering birds. Heat loving, waterwise, and seldom grazed by deer. An herbaceous perennial.
Light Full sun
Watering Water when top 3 inches of soil is dry.
Blooms Early summer to fall
Mature Size Fast growing; reaches 14 to 18 in. tall and wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Herbaceous
Special Features Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Easy Care, North American Native Selection, Waterwise, Benefits Birds
Problems/Solutions Coastal Exposure, Deer Resistant, Rabbit Resistant
Growth Rate Fast
Flower Attributes Flowers for Cutting, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Patent Act Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
STYLE
Landscape Use Border, Container
Design Ideas Exceptionally compact as compared to others, this carefree perennial is the ideal size for patio containers. Pair it with small grasses, and bold hot-colored flowering perennials to create eye-catching summer accents. Plant in groups at the front or middle layer of a sun-drenched border to create a cottage garden look, or spot through a butterfly or cutting garden. Essential to a perennial wildlife garden; the showy clusters of many tiny flowers produce vital nectar for beneficial insects including bees, butterflies and hoverflies, while the seeds of the aged flowerheads, if left intact, provide food for over wintering birds.
Flower Color Yellow
Foliage Color Gray-green
Companion Plants Blanket Flower (Gaillardia); Black-Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia); Coneflower (Echinacea); Blue Fescue (Festuca); Shasta Daisy (Chrysanthemum)
CARE
Care 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.
HISTORY
Lore This genus was named for the Greek mythological hero, Achilles. In the mythical siege of Troy, it is said that yarrow was the plant given by the centaur Chiron to the Greek general, Achilles. Its foliage is a natural coagulant and was used to treat wounds on the battlefield. The genus includes over one hundred species; this species (A. milllefolium) is a native to Europe.

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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.