Red Velvet Yarrow

Achillea millefolium 'Red Velvet'

SKU
02906
Rich, velvety red blooms are the most fade resistant to date. Tall stalks hold the showy flat flower clusters above the ferny gray-green foliage. Easy-to-grow waterwise color for sunny borders and gardens. A wonderful addition to cut flower arrangements, fresh or dried. An herbaceous perennial.
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Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.

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Botanical Pronunciationa-KIL-lee-uh mill-ee-FOH-lee-um
Average Size at MaturityQuickly reaches 1 ft. tall, gently spreading 5 ft. wide; blooms 3 ft. tall.
Bloom TimeSummer
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorRed
Foliage ColorGray-green
Garden StyleCottage, Mediterranean, Rustic
Growth HabitClump-forming
Growth RateFast
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, North American Native Selection, Waterwise, Fast Growing
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.

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.

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