Thursday, May 23, 2013

Moonshine Yarrow


Moonshine Yarrow  (Achillea x 'Moonshine') is a hybrid between Achillea  millifolium and  Achillea taygetea, a native of Greece. Moonshine Yarrow is a low water perennial grown for its gorgeous yellow flower display

 


and its gray-green foliage.

 
Moonshine yarrow has long blooming bright flower clusters.

 
Moonshine Yarrow attracts beneficial insects like Lady-Bugs and Predatory wasps that eat other insects. Yarrow is best grown in full sun in a well-drained soil and it is hardy to USDA zone 3.

Photos & Narrative By:
Stephen Sain
Staff Plant Physiologist

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