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Achillea 'Pomegranate'

Pomegranate Yarrow

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Description

Achillea 'Pomegranate' has large flat-topped flower heads of pomegranate red from mid-summer to September. The stems stand 18 to 24 inches high with deeply cut fernlike foliage. This is a member of the TUTTI FRUTTI Series that was developed in the Netherlands. It is attractive to butterflies and hummingbirds while resistant to deer, rabbits, and drought. This is a favorite cut flower and is also excellent as a dried flower. 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 heal the wounds of his soldiers.

Soil
Moderate
Plant Shape
Mounded
Exposure
Full Sun
Bloom Time
May - June, July - August, September - October
Bloom Color
Red
Landscape Use
Bedding or Border
Wildlife Interest
Attracts Butterflies, Resistant To Deer
Plant Type
Perennial
Hardiness Zone
3 - 9