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Common Yarrow, Milfoil

 

Rich, velvety red flowers are the most fade resistant to date. Tall stalks hold the flat clusters above the ferny gray-green foliage. Easy to grow, drought tolerant and attractive to butterflies.

Achillea millefolium 'Red Velvet'

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Fruit Characteristics

Fruit edible :Yes

Leaf Characteristics

Leaf fragrance : Yes

Leaf texture : Soft, fern-like

Leaf color : Grey-green

Flower Characteristics

Flower width : 2-3"

Flower color : Red

Plant Anatomy

Foliage growth cycle : Evergreen

Average size maturity width : 3-5 ft.

Average size maturity height : 1-3 ft.

Growth rate : Fast

Cultural Information

USDA Zone : -30 to -25 F( Z4a)

Sunset zone : 1-24

Light exposure : Sun

Landscape Attributes

Under oak trees : Yes

Barrier plants : Yes

Seashore conditions : Yes

Oak root fungus resistance : Yes

Hummingbirds : Yes

Hedges and screens : Yes

Frost tender : Yes

Fragrance : Yes

Erosion control : Yes

Drought tolerant : Yes

Deer resistant : Yes

Butterflies : Yes

Colorful fruits and berries : Yes

Birds : Yes

Autumn foliage color : Yes

Attractive bark : Yes

Allergenic plants : Yes