Series: All American Select

Achillea millefolium 'Summer Pastels'

Summer Pastels Yarrow

Categories: Herbaceous Perennial

An excellent yarrow for the butterfly or flower garden. Fragrant foliage and pastel flowers enhance nearly any color theme. Superb cut flower, fresh or dried. Very heat and drought tolerant. AAS Winner 1990.


More About Achillea millefolium 'Summer Pastels'

  • Good for massing or borders
  • in the Asteraceae family
  • Great for cuts
  • Achillea is a natural coagulant herb carried by Greek and Roman warriors into the battlefield to treat wounds

Yarrows make a great addition to any perennial garden, and the Achillea Summer Pastels is truly one of the most exciting varieties to be added to the Yarrow family. Summer Pastels Achillea blooms from June through September with varying flower colors ranging from pink, rose, orange-red, purple, gray, salmon and mauve. 


Height:

2-3 ft

Spread:

1-2 ft

Hardiness Zone:

3-9

Achillea millefolium 'Summer Pastels' Characteristics

Attributes

  • Fragrant
  • Salt Tolerant
  • Dried Flower
  • Border
  • Mass Plant
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Cut Flower / or Foliage

Exposure

  • Sun Tolerant
  • Part Sun/Part Shade
  • Does best in full sun

Growth Rate in the Garden

  • Rapid

Nature Attraction

  • Hummingbirds
  • Butterflies

Season of Interest (Flowering)

  • Summer
  • Re-bloomer
  • Late Spring / Early Summer

Season of Interest (Foliage)

  • Late Spring / Early Summer

Soil Moisture Needs

  • Average
  • Dry

Flower Color

  • Orange-yellow
  • Appleblossom Pink
  • Peach
  • Lavender
  • Yellow
  • Pink

Habit

  • Spreading
  • Mounding