Ella's Garden Plants from A to Z: Achillea filipendula, Coronation Gold, Yarrow

Common Name: Yarrow

Genus: Achillea

Species: filipendula

Cultivar or Variety: Coronation Gold

Characteristics: A popular and good mounding yarrow whose flowers last a long time. Has fern-like foliage with a silvery cast to it. A great xeriscape plant too.

Life Cycle
Perennial

Zone Hardiness up to
Zone 3
Zone 4
Zone 5
Zone 6
Zone 7
Zone 8
Zone 9

Endangered Species
No

Heirloom
No

When to Sow Seed
Early Spring
Mid Spring
Late Spring

Germination Temperature
70-80 F

Seed Sowing Depth
1/16"

Seed Needs Light to Germinate
Yes

Days to Germination
7-10 days

Sun Exposure
Full Sun
Part Sun/ Part Shade

Plant Height
2 - 4 feet

Plant Form
Spreading
Branching
Upright

Blooms
Yes

Bloom Form
Above Foliage

Flower Color
Bright Yellow

Nutritional Needs
Moist
Dry

Fertile
Yes

Reproduces By
Seed
Stolon

Cutting Flower
Yes

Attractive to Wildlife
Butterflies

Additional Uses
Containers
Borders

Image
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