Achillea sp., Yarrow, Thousand-leaf, Milfoil, Sneezewort, Soldier's Friend. Achillea ageratifolia
Achillea ageratifolia

Achillea sp.

Yarrow, Thousand-leaf, Milfoil, Sneezewort, Soldier's Friend
Family: Asteraceae
USDA Zone: 3-9?
USDA Plant Hardiness MapSmall plant 2-5 ftFull sunModerate waterYellow, orange flowersRed, crimson, vinous flowersWhite, off-white flowersPink flowersPlant attracts butterflies, hummingbirdsEthnomedical plant.
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Ethnomedical statements / products have not been evaluated by the FDA and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. We urge all customers to consult a physician before using any supplements, herbals or medicines advertised here or elsewhere.Subtropical or temperate zone plant. Mature plant cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

Common Yarrow is a drought tolerant species of which there are several different ornamental cultivars.

The herb is purported to be a diaphoretic, astringent, tonic, stimulant and mild aromatic. Yarrows are well suited to the wildflower garden. The soft, lacy foliage makes an interesting and beautiful groundcover. The flowerheads are used in arrangements, fresh and dried.

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