Everything You Need to Know About Yarrow

Everything You Need to Know About Yarrow

A Foraging Witch :: Yarrow (Achillea millefolium) is a tough, hardy perennial as well as a potent medicinal herb. Learn how to use it medicinally as well as how to grow it.

It is necessary to prune the plant to its stem 1-2 inches above the soil, after the first frost. If you have a large cluster of yarrow plants flourishing for some years, you will need to divide and replant them every 3-4 years. Transplant each plant, roots and flowers intact to a different location and separate them from the cluster.

How to Care for a Yarrow Plant

It is necessary to prune the plant to its stem 1-2 inches above the soil, after the first frost. If you have a large cluster of yarrow plants flourishing for some years, you will need to divide and replant them every 3-4 years. Transplant each plant, roots and flowers intact to a different location and separate them from the cluster.

The yarrow plant is a flowering herb with many uses medicinally and in the permaculture garden.

The yarrow plant is a flowering herb with many uses medicinally and in the permaculture garden.

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Not only does yarrow tolerate heat and drought like a champion, but this easy-growing perennial is also a great cut flower -- and deer, rabbits, and most other pests won't touch it. It comes in a number of varieties with blooms in shades of yellow, orange, red, pink, and white.

Name: Achillea varieties

Conditions: Full sun and well-drained soil

Size: To 4 feet tall

Zones: 3-9

Tips for Growing Yarrow 

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Yarrow Not only does yarrow tolerate heat and drought like a champion, but this easy-growing perennial is also a great cut flower -- and deer, rabbits, and most other pests won't touch it. It comes in a number of varieties with blooms in shades of yellow, orange, red, pink, and white. Name: Achillea varieties Conditions: Full sun and well-drained soil Size: To 4 feet tall Zones: 3-9 Tips for Growing Yarrow PREV 3/16

Yarrow is a group of Rocky Mountain native perennials that are available in many colors, ranging from yellow, to white, to red.  The plants are very drought tolerant, requiring almost no watering once established.  Fern-like, finely dissected leaves form clumps at the base of the plant, often naturalizing and spreading.  Flowers are produced on stiff, tall stalks throughout the summer.

Yarrow is a group of Rocky Mountain native perennials that are available in many colors, ranging from yellow, to white, to red. The plants are very drought tolerant, requiring almost no watering once established. Fern-like, finely dissected leaves form clumps at the base of the plant, often naturalizing and spreading. Flowers are produced on stiff, tall stalks throughout the summer.

8 Plants You’ll Barely Need to Water | Two experts share their favorite drought-tolerant plants that will make your life easier (and help you save water)!

8 Plants You’ll Barely Need to Water

8 Plants You’ll Barely Need to Water | Two experts share their favorite drought-tolerant plants that will make your life easier (and help you save water)!

(Achillea Moonshine Yarrow) Moonshine' yarrow is an outstanding selection with silver-gray foliage and flat topped flowers of lemon-yellow flowers that cover the plant all summer. A sterile, non-reseeding variety.

(Achillea Moonshine Yarrow) Moonshine' yarrow is an outstanding selection with silver-gray foliage and flat topped flowers of lemon-yellow flowers that cover the plant all summer. A sterile, non-reseeding variety.

Medicinal Yarrow First Aid Salve | works great for rashes, bee stings, bug bites, cuts, scrapes and burns |  Montana Homesteader:

Medicinal Yarrow First Aid Salve

Medicinal Yarrow First Aid Salve | works great for rashes, bee stings, bug bites, cuts, scrapes and burns | Montana Homesteader:

Achillea Summer Berries mixture yarrow | Plant & Flower Stock Photography: GardenPhotos.com

Achillea Summer Berries mixture yarrow | Plant & Flower Stock Photography: GardenPhotos.com

Achillea millefolium 'Apricot Delight' (yarrow) - loves the sun.  'Apricot Delight' has deep reddish apricot blooms that then mature to a pale salmon, and they harmonize well with other colors. 'Apricot Delight' has a long blooming season (from early to late summer, with deadheading). This cultivar is smaller than most yarrows, and the blooms make nice cut flowers

Achillea millefolium 'Apricot Delight' (yarrow) - loves the sun. 'Apricot Delight' has deep reddish apricot blooms that then mature to a pale salmon, and they harmonize well with other colors. 'Apricot Delight' has a long blooming season (from early to late summer, with deadheading). This cultivar is smaller than most yarrows, and the blooms make nice cut flowers

Foraging for Yarrow: Nature's Medicine~ Rethink your weeds.  www.growforagecookferment.com:

Foraging for Yarrow: Nature's Medicine

Foraging for Yarrow: Nature's Medicine~ Rethink your weeds. www.growforagecookferment.com:

Yarrow - blooms spring and fall; drought tolerant; good ground cover; excellent cut or dried flowers; full sun to part shade; blooms May-July

Yarrow - blooms spring and fall; drought tolerant; good ground cover; excellent cut or dried flowers; full sun to part shade; blooms May-July

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How to Grow, Forage, and Use Yarrow - Plant Profiles

Achillea millefolium (Yarrow) Saucy Seduction 2012 intro.. Bright purple for yarrow, impressed A native Colorado plant

Achillea millefolium (Yarrow) Saucy Seduction 2012 intro.. Bright purple for yarrow, impressed A native Colorado plant

If you’re gardening with clay soil, you may experience some issues landscaping with flowers. These are the best plants you can grow in clay, including some of our favorites like aster, black-eyed Susan, Russian sage, and more.

If you’re gardening with clay soil, you may experience some issues landscaping with flowers. These are the best plants you can grow in clay, including some of our favorites like aster, black-eyed Susan, Russian sage, and more.

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