Achillea millefolium Desert Eve Red YARROW PLANT Flowers Summer to Fall Attracts Butterflies Spicy Fragrance Tolerates Deer and Drought!!!
Achillea millefolium Desert Eve Red YARROW PLANT Flowers Summer to Fall Attracts Butterflies Spicy Fragrance Tolerates Deer and Drought!!!

Achillea millefolium Desert Eve Red YARROW PLANT Flowers Summer to Fall Attracts Butterflies Spicy Fragrance Tolerates Deer and Drought!!!

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Bare root plants are simply plants that are shipped without pots or soil, they must be planted soon after delivery but are every bit as hardy as potted plants and you should not lose a single plant given reasonable nurturing. Evergreens will have leaves, deciduous plants (plants that shed leaves during winter) might not have leaves, depending on the time of year that you order them. Buying bare root plants is great for the environment! Since they are shipped without pots, there are no plastic pots that require disposal.

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Botanical Name: Achillea millefolium 'Desert Eve Red'

Common Name: Yarrow

Bloom Time: June to September

Flower: Dusty Red

Plant Height: 18 to 24 inches

Plant Spread: 18 to 24 inches

Foliage: Fragrant

Plant size: Bare root Division

Requirements: Full Sun. Well drained soil.

Tolerate: Deer, Drought, Dry Soil, Air Pollution

Life-cycle: Perennial

Multiply: Yes

USDA Hardiness Zone: 3-8

Culture

Best grown in lean, dry to medium, well-drained sandy loams in full sun. Plants do well in average garden soils and tolerate poor soils as long as drainage is good. Plants also tolerate hot, humid summers and drought. If grown ornamentally, plants are best sited in locations protected from strong winds. Plant stems tend to flop, particularly in hot, humid climates such as St. Louis and/or if grown in moist, rich soils. Consider cutting back plant stems in late spring before flowering to reduce overall plant height. Cutting plants back to lateral flower buds after initial flowering will tidy the planting and encourage additional bloom. Plants may also be cut back to basal foliage after bloom. Divide clumps as needed (every 2-3 years) to maintain vitality of the planting.

Noteworthy Characteristics:

Achillea millefolium, commonly called common yarrow, is a rhizomatous, spreading, upright to mat-forming perennial that is considered by many to be an aggressive weed. Common yarrow from Europe and Asia was originally introduced to America in colonial times, and has since naturalized throughout the U. S. primarily along roadsides, fields, waste areas and lawns. These species plants are noted for producing deeply-dissected, fern-like, aromatic, medium green foliage and tiny, long-lasting, white flowers that appear in dense, flattened, compound corymbs (to 2-4” across) throughout the summer on stems typically rising 2-3’ tall. Foliage has a strong, somewhat spicy aroma that persists when used in dried arrangements. Species plants are uncommonly sold in commerce, however. It is the cultivars and hybrids of common yarrow, most of which have stronger stems, more upright habits and larger flowers, that have become popular flowering plants for ornamental gardens. Cultivars also extend the range of flower colors to include pinks, reds, creams, yellows and bicolor pastels.

Genus name is in reference to Achilles, hero of the Trojan Wars in Greek mythology, who used the plant medicinally to stop bleeding and to heal the wounds of his soldiers.

Specific epithet means thousand-leaved in reference to the foliage.

Common yarrow has a large number of additional common names, including milfoil, thousandleaf, soldier’s woundwort, bloodwort, nose bleed, devil’s nettle, sanguinary, old-man’s-pepper and stenchgrass.

'Desert Eve Red': This herbaceous perennial forms low mounds of fragrant ferny foliage, with clusters of flattened flower heads, appearing on upright stems in early summer. This selection has large, brick red flowers held in clusters from mid-June through to October.

Garden Uses:

Cottage gardens, wild gardens, meadows, prairies and naturalized areas. Good fresh cut or dried flower.

Plantings can also be periodically mowed or sheared.
Achillea millefolium Desert Eve Red YARROW PLANT Flowers Summer to Fall Attracts Butterflies Spicy Fragrance Tolerates Deer and Drought!!!