Oertel's Rose Yarrow
Achillea millefolium 'Oertel's Rose'
|Description||Potent magenta pink flowers on stiff stalks above delicate, fern-like foliage. An excellent cut flower that retains color when dried. Essential for drought resistant color in Mediterranean, rock and herb gardens and containers. Tolerates heat. Herbaceous.|
|Watering||Water when top 3 inches of soil is dry.|
|Mature Size||Foliage clumps to 1 ft. tall, spreading 3-5 ft. wide. Flower stalks 2-3 ft. tall.|
|Special Features||Attracts Butterflies, Waterwise, Benefits Birds|
|Flower Attributes||Flowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Poolside|
|Design Ideas||Perfect 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.|
|Companion Plants||Group 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').|
|Care||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.|
|Lore||Achillea is a natural coagulant herb carried by Greek and Roman warriors into the battlefield to treat wounds, and often planted around carpenter's shops.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 3-9
Your USDA Cold Hardiness Zone: 7
Good to grow!
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Lowe's 2300 East State Route 69
Prescott, Arizona 86301
LOWE'S #1157 PRESCOTT 2300 EAST STATE ROUTE 69
PRESCOTT, Arizona 86301
Watters Garden Center 1815 Iron Springs Road
Prescott, Arizona 86305
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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.