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Native Plant Guide

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yarrow bloom
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yarrow leaves

Achillea millefolium

Perennial Groundcover

Height: 0 ft.

Availability: High

Growing ease: High

Moisture req.: dry - moist

Exposure req.: sun - part shade


Plant description:

Yarrow has delicate fern-like leaves that are quite attractive. It has flat topped clusters of white flowers that attract butterflies. Very drought tolerant and tough plant.

Keywords: butterflies, perennial (non-woody), spreading, upright, white

Plans that use this plant:Steep slope with dry sunny conditions