Attract bees, butterflies, and birds to your backyard with Common Yarrow (Achillea millefolium). This US native perennial wildflower produces abundant white blooms and grows up to 36 inches tall with multiple flower heads each containing 10-20 ray flowers. Typically blooms from May-July. Yarrow attracts many important pollinators including the endangered Monarch butterfly and Rusty-patched Bumblebee. A classic US native wildflower for pollinator and habitat gardens.
Historically, various Native American tribes used yarrow to treat pain, headaches, fevers, and to induce sleep.
Plant outdoors Fall. Seeds will germinate when conditions are optimal. In good conditions, flowers appear the first year.
• A perennial
• Native to much of the United States
• full sun to part shade and well draining
• Moderate Water Requirement
• Sow Fall, 12-24 inches apart
• Zone 3-9
Common Yarrow is native to the following states:
Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming.