achillea millefolium 'saucy seduction' (yarrow)

Size: 1 gallon
  • fuchsia-pink clusters of flowers, centred with white eyes
  • flowers fade to a medium-pink tone
  • excellent cut flower, dried or fresh
  • compact plant, great for massing and borders
  • bloom time: early summer to early fall
  • the name achillea comes from greek mythology and as legend has it, was used to treat war wounds during battle
  • zone 4
  • height 45-50cm
  • spread 45-60cm
  • colour deep pink
  • yarrow are very easy to grow even for the inexperienced gardener
  • grows in many soil conditions
  • deadheading will promote new blooms and keep the plant compact 
  • full sun and part sun/shade
  • attracts butterflies
  • fast growing
  • deer resistance
  • long blooming
  • heat tolerant
  • salt tolerant
  • drought tolerant
  • low maintenance
  • fragrant
  • (image courtesy of NVK nurseries, NVK holdings inc.)