Achillea millefolium

Achillea millefolium

White yarrow

Previous scientific name(s): Achillea magna

Drought tolerant perennial; full sunlight. Flat clusters of small white flower heads bloom spring to fall. Feathery, fernlike leaves are distinctly pungent and are located along a fibrous, tough central stem. An aggressive species widely used for erosion control or landscaping.

Varieties: 

Species Attributes

Height: 
12 
- 24 
in.
Life Form: 
Perennial
Native or Introduced: 
Introduced
Precipitation: 
Low - Wetland adapted
Sun & Shade Tolerance: 
Full Sun
Elevation: 
ft.

Soil Texture

Coarse: 
Average
Moderately Coarse: 
Best
Medium: 
Average
Moderately Fine: 
Marginal
Fine: 
Not Adapted

Soil pH

Acidic: 
Marginal
Neutral: 
Best
Basic: 
Marginal
Seeding Rate: 
PLS lbs/Acre
Pure Seed per Bushel: 
30.30 lbs.
Seeds per Pound: 
2,770,000
Germination Time: 
Days
Mycorrhizal Dependent: 
Yes
Bloom Color: 
White
Blooming Season: 
Spring
Summer
Fall