Summerwine Yarrow

Achillea millefolium 'Summerwine'

Flat top clusters of dense, deep wine red flowers stand above this carefree perennial. Reblooms all summer over aromatic, finely divided foliage. A natural everlasting popular as cut flower and for crafts. Drought resistant and tolerant of heat for xeriscape plantings. A Mediterranean style staple. Use in beds and border as well as herb garden.. Attracts butterflies. Herbaceous perennial. Full sun Foliage grows to 2 feet tall and wide, flowers to 3 feet.
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Once established, needs only occasional watering.

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Botanical Pronunciationa-KIL-lee-uh mill-ee-FOH-lee-um
Average Size at MaturityFoliage mounds 2 ft. tall and wide, flowers to 3 ft. tall.
Bloom TimeSummer
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorRed
Foliage ColorGray-green
Garden StyleCottage, Rustic
Growth HabitClump-forming
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseFirescaping/Fire Wise, Cutting Garden, Coastal Exposure
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsFlower & Rose Food
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Waterwise
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, needs only occasional watering.
Key FeatureAttractive Flowers

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.

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