Yarrow (Achillea millefolium)

$4.00

Yarrow is a fascinating native plant that has hybridized and integrated with introduced nonnative varieties. It has retained its appeal to native pollinators during its evolution, and the Xerces Society lists it as a pollinator favorite. All varieties have a long history of medicinal uses, both by Native Americans in the United States and throughout Europe. In addition, some studies report how it can easily be made into a tincture that can rival DEET as a bug repellent. Many bird species, including the common starling, use yarrow to line their nests and there’s evidence its use may inhibit parasite growth.

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Special Features

Friendly Aggressive, Insect Repellent, Medicinal, Pollinator Favorites

Sun

Full

Soil

Average, Dry

Height

2'-3'

Bloom Color

White

Bloom Time

August, July

Native Plant Category

Wildflowers