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Achillea millefolium 'Summer Pastels'

SUMMER PASTELS YARROW

Buy Summer Pastels Yarrow online. Summer Pastels is a easy-to-grow and drought tolerant perennial with fern-like foliage blooms all summer. Flat-headed clusters of pastel-colored flowers appear atop a 24 to 30-inch tall plant. It is excellent for cut and dried flowers and attracting butterflies.

Height:

24-30 Inches

Spread:

18-24 Inches

Hardiness Zone:

4-9

What's My Hardiness Zone?

Plant Characteristics

Cultural Information*
  • Powdery Mildew - High Resistance
  • Leaf Spot - High Resistance
  • Root Rot - Moderate Resistance
  • Leaf Scorch - High Resistance
Flower Color*
  • White
  • Pink
Flower Type*
  • Single Blooming
  • Fragrant
Fruit Type*
  • Seedless/No Fruit
Growth Habit*
  • Compact Growing
Growth Rate*
  • Medium
Leaf Color Fall*
  • Green
Leaf Color Spring*
  • Green
Leaf Color Summer*
  • Green
  • Silver
Leaf Type*
  • Deciduous/Herbaceous
Nature Assets*
  • Deer Resistant
  • Attracts Butterflies
Plant Type*
  • Perennial
Preferred Planting Season*
  • Summer Planting
  • Spring Planting
Preferred Soil Conditions*
  • Prefers Dry Soils
  • Tolerates High pH (Alkaline Soils)
  • Average
  • Salt Tolerant
  • Well-Drained
  • Adapts Well to Most Soil Types
  • Low Water Use
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Tolerates Low pH (Acidic Soils)
Propagation Methods*
  • Cuttings or Divisions
Season of Interest*
  • Late Spring/Early Summer
  • Summer Flowering
  • Late Summer/Early Autumn
  • Early Spring
  • Spring
  • Spring Flowering
  • Summer
  • Fall
Sun Exposure*
  • Prefers Full Sun in Northern States
  • Prefers Full Sun in Southern States
Uses*
  • Understory Planting
  • Rain Garden
  • Under Power Lines
  • Border Plant
  • Wildlife Habitat
  • Accent Plant
  • Near Water Gardens or Ponds
  • Rock Gardens
  • Mass Planting
 

Homeowner Growing & Maintenance

Achillea is easy to grow and adapts to most conditions. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer. To give your plant the best start possible, we include free fertilizer with every order.

Interesting Notes

Makes excellent dried or cut flower arrangements.