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Achillea millefolium Red Velvet

Yarrow, Sneezewort

Type: Perennials
Height: Medium 2-3' (Plant 3-4' apart)
Bloom Time: Summer to Early Fall
Sun-Shade: Full Sun to Mostly Sunny
Zones: 3-9   [?]
Soil Condition: Sandy, Normal, Clay
Flower / Accent: Red / Red
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep
Spreading to 5', it makes a dramatic statement. The long-blooming flowers of Red Velvet fade less than older varieties, making this one of the best reds to date. Finely cut fern-like foliage is deep green and in good contrast to the flower color.

Features to Note:

  • Hot Dry Site Tolerant
  • Good for Cut Flowers
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Humidity Tolerant
  • Blooms for 4 Weeks or More
  • Good for Dried Flowers
  • Deer Resistant
  • Winter Interest
  • For a Sunny Spot

Achillea General Information:

Achillea are perfect for that hard-to-grow spot in your garden. Tolerant of drought, wind and heat; these selections grow well in almost any soil type. Excellent fresh cut flowers or dried. Flowers from summer to early fall and blooms are irresistible to butterflies. They do spread, so give them room to fill in.

Achillea Plant Care:

Remove spent blossoms to promote continuous flowering. Plants can be cleaned up spring or fall. Leave any fresh fall foliage to overwinter. Likes a well drained soil. Divide in spring or fall every 4-5 years.

$11.95 ea.
(3+) $11.50 ea.
Spring 2014
Plant Code: ACRV