Achillea m. 'Terre Cotta' (Yarrow)
This herbaceous perennial has multicolored blooms in peach, terra cotta orange, and pale yellow with delicate, fern-like leaves that produce an airy effect. Flowers bloom early to late summer. This yarrow spreads up to three feet wide and grows up two feet tall. Popular for Mediterranean landscapes. Plant in mass, mixed borders, rock gardens and containers. Deerhead to extend bloom season and cut back after initial flowering to promote rebloom.
- Plant in full sun, light shade is tolerated but to achieve best coloring and flowering plant in full sun
- Irrigate occasionally requires little water once established
- Well drained soil, dry soils are tolerated- avoid rich moist soils
- Drought tolerant
- Deer and rabbit tolerant
- Attracts butterflies