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Achillea millefolium 'Apricot Delight'

Yarrow, Milfoil

Vibrant salmon-pink flowers are consistent in color and resistant to fading. This long-flowering cultivar has a compact habit with sturdy stems. The soft fern-like foliage forms a dense mat that looks great especially if spent flowers are removed. Flowers can be used fresh for arrangements or harvested and dried for later use. A robust grower with very few pest or pathogen problems.

Attracts butterflies
Excellent dried/cut flower
Height: 12-18 Inches
Spread: 24-30 Inches
Zone: 4-8
Color: Apricot

Yarrow Characteristics & Attributes

Exposure
Full sun to part shade
Soil Moisture Needs
Dry
Average
Good Drainage
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Late Summer
Nature Attraction
Butterflies
Critter Resistance
Rabbit Resistant
Deer Resistant
Growth Rate
Fast
Attributes
Mass Planting
Drought Tolerant
Cut Flower
Perennial Border
Dry Sun
Dried Flower
Homeowner Growing & Maintenance Tips for Yarrow

Full sun to light shade in average, moist or dry soils. Tolerates sand or clay, but not wet feet. Very easy to grow and drought tolerant once established.

Interesting Notes

Derived from a breeding program in the Netherlands that focused on obtaining Achillea cultivars with long flowering habits and fade-resistant flowers, 'Apricot Delight' was selected in 2001. This fine cultivar is also shorter and more compact than many Achillea millefolium cultivars.

 Patent No: US PP18738