Plant of the Week 08/02/2019
Terra Cotta Yarrow Achillea millefolium 'Terra Cotta' Zone 3-9
Greenish-blue fern shaped leaves create a beautiful backdrop to the peach-orange colored flowers on this uncommon yarrow. The flowers on Terra Cotta Yarrow seem to last longer than other varieties.
Flower starts off peach orange, then fades to a terra cotta color, then finishes off with a pale yellow similar to a moonshine yarrow.
Can handle a variety of soil types as long as it is planted in full sun. Once established, water only occasionally. A moderate grower that can reach 3' tall and 5' wide. Divide clumps every 3 years.
Deer resistant. Attracts butterflies, hummingbirds, and birds.