Achillea ageratifolia is an unusual yarrow forming aromatic, silver-green, mounds covered in pure white daisies with light yellow centres.
Few realize that Achillea is in the Aster family but it is Greek yarrow, A. ageratifolia, that gives it away. This unusual species has aromatic, linear, lightly toothed, silver-green, lavender-like foliage forming low, spreading mounds covered in pure white daisies with light yellow centres in mid to late spring. Evergreen in mild winter climates. Grow in full sun in lean, free-draining soils.
Common Name: Greek Yarrow
Family: Asteraceae (The Aster Family)
Zone Hardiness: 3-8
Light: Full Sun
Primary Bloom Colour: White/Cream
Secondary Bloom Colour: Yellow
Bloom Time: Spring - Summer
Soil Moisture: Average, Dry
Benefits: Butterflies, Bees
Deer Resistant: Yes
Native Habitat: Native to rocky, mountainous areas in Greece and the Central Balkans.
Geogrpahical Origin: Asia and the Pacific - Southwest Asia and Asia Minor
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