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 Common yarrow plant, known for its white - cream coloured flowers


Physical Description:

Leaves: The plant features fern-like, aromatic foliage that is finely divided, giving it a feathery appearance. The leaves are usually green to gray-green in color.

Flowers: White to cream coloured flowers. The flowers are arranged in flattened clusters called umbels. Yarrow flowers typically have a flat-topped appearance.



Medicinal: Yarrow is used to help treat fevers, common colds, hay fever, absence of menstruation, dysentery, diarrhea, loss of appetite, and gastrointestinal (GI) tract discomfort,

Pollinator Attraction: Yarrow flowers are known to attract pollinators such as bees and butterflies to the garden.


Growing Conditions:

Soil: Well-drained soil is essential for yarrow. It can tolerate a variety of soil types.

Watering: Yarrow is drought-tolerant once established and prefers moderate watering.

Sunlight:  Thrives in full sun.

Hardiness: Yarrow is generally hardy and can be grown as a perennial.



Yarrow is a low-maintenance plant. Deadheading spent flowers can promote additional blooming and prevent self-seeding.




Yarrow - White (Achillea millefolium)

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