ACHILLEA filipendulina Gold Yarrow is a flowering plant in the Asteraceae family. It is native to central and eastern Europe, but it is widely cultivated in gardens and landscapes around the world. A featured flowering plant adds value in the fine looking of gardens and meadows. Having cut flower look, this yarrow attracts maximum butterflies towards it, because of its fresh yellowish golden color. Its native location is Europe and some parts of western Asia.
Gold Yarrow is a herbaceous perennial that grows up to 3 feet (90 cm) tall and 2 feet (60 cm) wide. It has fern-like, aromatic, dark green leaves that are deeply divided into narrow segments. The plant produces flat-topped clusters of bright yellow flowers that bloom in mid-summer. The flowers are about 1/2 inch (1.3 cm) wide and are held on tall, sturdy stems.
Gold Yarrow is a low maintenance plant that prefers full sun and well-draining soil. It is drought tolerant and can tolerate a wide range of soil conditions. It is commonly used in perennial borders, cottage gardens, and naturalistic plantings. The plant is also attractive to pollinators, such as butterflies and bees.
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Botanical Name: ACHILLEA filipendulina Gold Yarrow
Common Name: Fern-Leaf Yarrow
Plant Type: Perennials
Native Range: Europe, Some Asian Countries
Full Growth Height: 4FT
Width in Across: 5"
Exposure: Full Sunlight
Flowering Season: Mid to Late Summer
Flower: Cut Leave Flowers with a Decent Aroma
Tolerate: Deer, Drought, Dry Soil
Water Requirements: Low
Soil Type: Loam, Sand
Zones: 3 to 9
Gardening Use: Prairies, Meadows and Cottage Gardens