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Achillea 'Terracotta' (yarrow)

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Achillea 'Terracotta'

yarrow

Another fine Ernest Pagel introduction. Pronounced silvery foliage and sturdy stems supporting bright peach flowers that slowly turn to rich hues of earthy reds and oranges. An excellent cut flower!

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Height

2 Feet

Spread

2-4 Feet

Spacing

12 Inches

Bloom Color

Orange

USDA Hardiness Zone 3-8

yarrow Interesting Notes

Striking in butterfly or flower gardens with fragrant foliage and flowers that age gracefully from brilliant peach to burnished orange. Beautiful in both formal and informal gardens. Superb cut flower, fresh or dried. Tolerant of dry, poor soil. - Darwin Perennials

This unique yarrow displays a multicolored effect, emerging with bright peach flowers that slowly change into a clay pot color, hence the name! Pronounced silver foliage.

Achillea 'Terracotta' Growing and Maintenance Tips

Full sun to light shade in sandy, dry or average soils. Very easy to grow and drought tolerant once established. Excellent drainage is a must!

Fast propagation can be achieved with cuttings taken in mid-summer. Clumps of mature plants should be divided every 3-4 years.

Good Substitutions

yarrow Achillea 'Moonshine'
yarrow Achillea millefolium 'Paprika'
yarrow Achillea millefolium 'Oertel's Rose'

Key Characteristics & Attributes

Full Sun
Full Sun
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Pollinator-friendly
Pollinator-friendly
Songbird-friendly
Songbird-friendly
Cut Flower
Cut Flower
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Summer
Summer

Additional Information

Soil Moisture Needs
Dry
Average
Green Infrastructure
Green Roof
Plug Type
Horticultural Plug
Attributes
Edible
Ornamental Foliage
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Late Summer
Propagation Type
Vegetative