Moonshine Yarrow

Achillea x 'Moonshine'

SKU
00135
A fuss-free, heat-loving bloomer with large clusters of canary yellow flowers on narrow stems held well above ferny, grey-green foliage clumps. Use to accent sunny borders and rock gardens, or in mass plantings to create a bold band of color throughout summer. A great cut flower, fresh or dried. An herbaceous perennial.
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3-9

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Water when top 3 inches of soil is dry.

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Botanical Pronunciationa-KIL-lee-uh
Average Size at MaturityClumping foliage 1 to 2 ft. tall, 2 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeSummer
Design IdeasAn outstanding Mediterranean aromatic for everlasting color in beds and borders. Works nicely in dryland xeriscapes where it matches demands of arid western natives. A traditional component of herb, cutting and knot gardens.
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Long Bloom Season, Repeat Flowering, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorYellow
Foliage ColorGray-green
Garden StyleCottage, Mediterranean, Rustic, Xeric
Growth HabitClump-forming
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Cutting Garden, Coastal Exposure
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsFlower & Rose Food
Special FeatureClump Forming, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise, Heat Loving
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsWater when top 3 inches of soil is dry.
Companion PlantsMaiden Grass (Miscanthus); Scotch Broom (Cytisus); Coneflower (Echinacea); Russian Sage (Perovskia); Rock Rose (Cistus)

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

This Plant's Growing Zones: 3-9

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