Red Velvet Yarrow
Achillea millefolium 'Red Velvet'
Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.
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- 101 Market
8980 Quantrelle Ave. N.e. Otsego MN 55330
- 14th Street Garden Center
793 Jersey Ave. Jersey City NJ 07303
- 3rd Avenue Floral & Greenhouse
1110 3rd Ave. West Dickinson ND 58601
- 4 Ever Green Ldsp. & Dgn
21457 214th Circle Ave Milford IA 51351
|Botanical Pronunciation||a-KIL-lee-uh mill-ee-FOH-lee-um|
|Average Size at Maturity||Quickly reaches 1 ft. tall, gently spreading 5 ft. wide; blooms 3 ft. tall.|
|Flower Attribute||Flowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Cottage, Mediterranean, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Cutting Garden, Coastal Exposure|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Soil Needs||Flower & Rose Food|
|Special Feature||Clump Forming, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, North American Native Selection, Waterwise, Fast Growing|
|Watering Needs||Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.|
|Companion Plants||Blanket 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: 3-9