Achillea millefolium ‘Apple Blossom’

Apple Blossom Common Yarrow
Yarrow 'Apple Blossom'
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Plant Type




Overall Mature Size


Mature Height & Spread

2-3′ x 2-3′


Full sun


Medium, Low Water

Flower Color


Bloom Time

Spring, Summer

Special Features

Attracts Birds, Butterflies, Deer Resistant, Low Water Use

Container Sizes


Natural Growth Habit


Sunset Garden Zones

A1-A3, 1-24

Minimum USDA Hardiness Zone


Fast-growing herbaceous perennial to 2-3’ tall and wide. Achillea has long been a popular garden favorite, prized for its lacy foliage and free-blooming nature. This attractive variety forms a compact spreading mound of finely-divided, gray-tinged foliage accented with abundant, flat-topped lilac- pink flowers that rise above the attractive foliage late-spring through summer. A favorite for butterflies and nectar-seeking birds. Removing old flowers as they expire will help promote re-blooming and maintain a more compact growing form. This easy to grow selection is well-suited in beds and borders, cottage gardens, rock gardens or as a colorful mass planting. Also performs well in containers, and the cut flowers are great for fresh or dried flower arrangements. Requires moderate to little water once established, prefers a well-drained soil, and thrives in a full sun exposure. Deer resistant.

USDA Zone: 3A-9B
Sunset Zone: A1-A3, 1-24

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