Achillea Red Velvet

Achillea Red Velvet

Achillea millefolium ‘Red Velvet’

Yarrow

Plant Type: Perennials

Forms large 6″ clusters of rich ruby-red flowers with creamy white centers. Continued bloom and non-fading flowers provide color all summer, remains compact with dark green foliage. Considered the best red!!

Height: 18-20 inches

Hardiness Zone: 3-8

 

Achillea

Common Name: Yarrow

Delicate, fern-like foliage with flat terminal flower heads. Flowers are long-lasting and excellent for cutting. Plants are drought tolerant and thrive in poor, dry soils. Good for summer color in the mid-border area.

Characteristics & Attributes

 

Exposure

• Sun Tolerant

Soil Moisture Needs

• Average Soil

Nature Attraction

• Attracts Butterflies

Critter Resistance

• Deer Resistant

 

Attributes

• Good Container Plant

• Good Cut Flower / Foliage

• Dried Flower

Season of Interest (Flowering)

• Late Spring / Early Summer

• Summer