From California Natives Wiki
Botanical Name: Achillea millefolium
Common Name: Yarrow
- Aromatic, feathery fern-like leaves grow to 6 inches in height and spread by rhizomes. Flat-topped clusters of flowers rise to 2 feet. Good cut flower in a meadow planting or as a lawn substitute.
- Plant Family: Asteraceae
- Plant Type: Perennial
- Height by Width: 6in. H (flowers to 2' H) x 2-3' 2'w
- Growth Habit: Upright with creeping rootstocks
- Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
- Growth Rate: Fast
- Sun Exposure: Full sun to high shade
- Soil Preference: Adaptable
- Water Requirements: Moderate to regular
- Cold Hardy to: 10,500'
- Flower Season: Spring/Summer
- Flower Color: White - light pink
- Endangered?: Not listed
- Distribution: Throughout California, except deserts
- Natural Habitat: Adapted to many habitats
- Care and Maintenance
- Other Names
- Bornstein, Carol, David Fross, and Bart O'Brien. California Native Plants for the Garden. Los Olivos, CA: Cachuma Press. 2005.