Yarrow

yarrow
Name: Yarrow
Height: 3-4′ flower stalks
Width/Spread: 8-18″
Light: Sun/Partial Shade
Evergreen/Deciduous: E
Seasonal Interest: Spring to Fall
Color/Feature: White, yellow, red, pink
Maintenance: Prune top 1/2 at end of May and to 3″ after first frost browns leaves. Cut off old blooms.
Botanical Name

& Comments:

Achillea spp.
Host plant for Painted Lady butterfly. Finely-cut, fern-like leaves. Forms a solid mat ground cover. The low growing mounds of foliage will be punctuated by taller flower stalks in spring and summer, and into early fall in cooler climates.

 

Learn about other water-wise perennials for Lubbock County, courtesy of Lubbock Master Gardeners Association.

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