'Balvinolet' is a member of the New Vintage series. It has small rosy violet flowers with creamy centers tightly clustered in large flat topped flowerheads. The stems stand 12 to 14 inches high with feathery, fernlike foliage. It blooms from early summer until fall. It is attractive to butterflies and hummingbirds while resistant to deer, rabbits and drought. The genus name Achillea is in reference to Achilles, hero of the Trojan Wars in Greek mythology, who used the plant medicinally to stop bleeding and to heal the wounds of his soldiers. The species name millefolium means "thousand- leaf" in reference to its fern-like foliage.
May - June, July - August
Attracts Butterflies, Resistant To Deer