Botanical name: Achillea
Botanical name: Achillea
Species of Yarrows
Dark stemmed sneezewort
Achillea atrata, commonly called black yarrow or dark stemmed sneezewort, is European species of herbaceous perennial flowering plant native to the Alipine regions of Switzerland, France, Italy, Germany, Austria, and Slovenia.
The "Millefoglio maggiore" are tall plants from 40 to 100 cm. The biological form is defined as hemicriotifita scaposa (H scap), ie they are perennial herbaceous plants with wintering buds at ground level and protected from litter or snow; they are also equipped with an upright floral axis and few leaves. The whole plant is sparsely hairy.
Also known as achillea roseo-alba, this perennial plant can be found in meadows and rocky areas of North America. Its feathery leaves and delicate white flowers make it a popular addition to gardens. The plant has various medicinal properties and its use dates back to ancient times.
Simple-leaved milfoil is found growing in sandy and rocky soil and its ability to tolerate arid conditions makes it a popular plant in rock and alpine gardens where it is used for its textured foliage that lasts throughout the year.
Cream flowered sneezewort
Perennial, fragrant plant, up to50 cm in length, with simple, erect, slightly ascending stems, with numerous sterile stems in the lower part. Leaves with short, dense, glandular-dotted hairs; lower leaves long petiolated, bipinnatisectas; the averages and superiors of less than 8 mm in width, pinnatisectas.
The large-leaved yarrow is a presumably deciduous, rosette-less, perennial, herbaceous hemicryptophyte that reaches stature heights of 50 to 100 (rarely over 30) centimeters. A rhizome is formed. The stem is egg-shaped and slightly longer than wide. Its sections are lanceolate, 5 to 15 millimeters wide and sharply double sawn. The tongue flowers are white.
Chamomile of the glaciers
Chamomile of the glaciers is an alpine plant that grows in mountainous, rocky terrain and scree. It produces elegant white blooms throughout the summer that emit a nice fragrance. This is a great flower to plant if you wish to attract butterflies and other wildlife.
Common yarrow 'Lilac Beauty'
Common yarrow 'Lilac Beauty' has beautiful lilac flowers, unlike the white flowers of its parent. These flowers bloom from late spring to early autumn, fading slightly to pink with age. This hardy garden favorite grows well as a border plant attracting pollinating insects like bees and butterflies.
Common yarrow 'Apricot Delight'
Common yarrow 'Apricot Delight' are herbaceous perennials that are used for decorative edging in gardens due to their many attractive types of flowers. Sunflowers, chrysanthemums, and asters are all in this family. The genus is named for the legendary warrior Achilles, who used common yarrow 'Apricot Delight' to treat his soldiers' wounds.
Common yarrow 'Terracotta'
The common yarrow 'Terracotta' is a yarrow cultivar from the daisy family. It is an ideal choice for garden borders, vases, bouquets, or dried arrangements. Its bloom colors change during its season. Its given name is fitting, as its coloring resembles a terracotta pot. This perennial will grow to an approximate height and spread of 76 cm.
Common yarrow 'Feuerland'
With yarrow typically presenting white blooms, common yarrow 'Feuerland' stands out from the crowd with its red petals that turn a royal gold when mature. This plant is believed to be a cross between A. millefolium and A. 'Taygetea.' The name, meaning 'land of fire,' is an allusion to the coloration of the plant's blooms and the way they almost make a field look like it's covered in flames.
Sneezewort (Achillea ptarmica) is a perennial flowering plant that’s also known as fair-maid-of-France. The specific epithet of “ptarmica” means “causes sneezing” in Greek. It’s an edible species, and you can feast on the leaves. Cooked or raw, sneezewort tastes great. If you want to grow this in your garden, make sure you give it plenty of sun.
Common yarrow 'Summer Pastels'
Known for its large, long-lasting clusters of flowers, the common yarrow 'Summer Pastels' makes a perfect cultivar for cut flowers. This yarrow cultivar is composed of vibrant colors such as pink, white, salmon, mauve, yellow, and orange that have presumably resulted in its nickname of 'Summer Pastels'. Gardeners may find the common yarrow 'Summer Pastels' variety particularly interesting for its range of colors, growth in poor soils, and heat tolerance.
Sneezewort 'The Pearl'
Sneezewort 'The Pearl' is characterized by small informal heads of semi-double, button-sized, pure white and daisy-shaped flowers. The flowering season is long, spanning throughout the summer months. It is perfectly suited for a cottage garden scheme and also makes a great cut flower. Sneezewort 'The Pearl' was a favorite of Gertrude Jeykll, an Edwardian garden designer.
Common yarrow 'Inca Gold'
Common yarrow 'Inca Gold' produces clumps of warm, orange-gold flowers that form into vibrant "mats." Cultivated as a sport of the Achillea millefolium, this variant was named for its rich, golden coloration. Common yarrow 'Inca Gold' is extremely popular as a groundcover or garden border due to its lovely colors (both foliage and flowers), ease of care, and long blooming time.
Common yarrow 'Saucy Seduction'
Common yarrow 'Saucy Seduction' is a patented Common yarrow hybrid named for its intensely bright pink flowers which contrast with the white or paler pink flowers of the parent plant. These pink blooms are prized among gardeners as they are brilliant as cut flowers and make a lovely addition to cottage gardens.
Bristly yarrow is a plant whose flower's share a strong resemblance to daisies. It is an excellent ornamental addition to a rock garden or border. Bristly yarrow features "bristly" in its name due to the anatomy of its leaves.
Common yarrow 'The Beacon'
The common yarrow 'The Beacon' is a yarrow cultivar from the daisy family. This perennial will grow to an approximate height and spread of 61 cm after two to five years of growth. Butterflies, birds, and butterflies are attracted to the "beacon" of its scarlet flowers, whose centers are a shade of yellow.
Moonshine yarrow are herbaceous perennials that are used for decorative edging in gardens due to their many attractive types of flowers. Sunflowers, chrysanthemums, and asters are all in this family. The genus is named for the legendary warrior Achilles, who used moonshine yarrow to treat his soldiers' wounds.
The perennial herb noble yarrow got its Latin name, Achillea nobilis, from the Greek hero, Achilles, who used the yarrow to treat his soldiers’ wounds. The yellow and creamy white flowers may resemble the common yarrow, but the two are different because the flower heads are smaller. The leaves of the noble yarrow are feathery and twice dissected in needle-like segments.
Fernleaf yarrow 'Coronation Gold'
The fernleaf yarrow 'Coronation Gold' is a cultivar from the daisy family. At first glance, we might think that its name comes from its golden yellow flowers, but it was actually christened for Queen Elizabeth’s coronation. This plant has a wonderful fragrance, and its foliage is also a pretty silver-green color. It has a merit award from the Royal Horticultural Society.
Yarrows 'King Edward'
Yarrows 'King Edward' is a distinctive yarrow with pale yellow flowers that are larger than those of the parent plant. This dwarf hybrid is a great size for borders, rock gardens, or containers. Named after the English King Edward, this hybrid attracts butterflies and bees.
Common yarrow 'Strawberry Seduction'
Common yarrow 'Strawberry Seduction' is a cultivated Common yarrow. It's easy to see how the plant got its name; the closely grouped small red flowers resemble large ripe strawberries. The plant was cultivated for its color. The red flowers with yellow centers are a favorite with gardeners in the summer.
Common yarrow 'Moonshine'
The common yarrow 'Moonshine' is a cultivar of yarrow from the daisy family. This perennial will grow to an approximate height of 30 to 61 cm and spread of up to 30 cm. It is an ideal choice for garden borders, vases, bouquets or drying. It smells amazing and has brilliant yellow flowers. Butterflies are attracted to this plant which received a merit award from the Royal Horticultural Society.
Western yarrow is an exceedingly hardy herbaceous wildflower that blooms white blossoms in late spring. It tolerates drought conditions well, and can be planted deliberately as a buffer against wildfires as it is much less flammable than other plants.
Common yarrow is a wildflower that has feathery leaves and flowers in white, yellow or pink. In China, the plant is considered to be good luck while for some time in Scotland it was believed to have magical properties. It has been brewed into beer, tea, and liquors, but it has low toxicity. Do not consume in large quantities. Common yarrow's bitter leaves are toxic to pets and horses. Other livestock can eat it, though it gives cow milk an unpleasant flavor.
Common yarrow 'Paprika'
Common yarrow 'Paprika' is a popular herb with a variety of uses, including medicinal, culinary, and cosmetic.This drought-tolerant perennial attracts beneficial insects and butterflies.
Fernleaf yarrow 'Gold Plate'
Fernleaf yarrow 'Gold Plate' is a Fernleaf yarrow (Achillea filipendulina) cultivar that features eye-catching golden flower heads that grow in a wide, flat shapes similar to plates—thus the name. This cultivar is prized among gardeners as a non-invasive, drought-tolerant, charming wildflower that attracts butterflies.
Silvery yarrow is prized for its white flowers and fragrant silver leaves similar to another species in the genus, achillea kellereri, making it a favorite with gardeners. It is also a source of nectar for native butterflies.
Fernleaf yarrow is often cultivated as an ornamental plant in temperate regions, and several cultivars have earned the Royal Horticultural Society’s Award of Garden Merit. Achillea filipendulina’s genus name is a reference to the legendary Greek hero Achilles.
The liver balsam yarrow is an upright, perennial herbaceous plant that reaches stature heights of 10 to 80 centimeters and smells of camphor. The simple or branched and shaggy stems lignified on the base. The alternate leaves are up to 13 cm long, narrow obovate, glandular punctured, hairy to shaggy and roughly sawn.
Common yarrow 'Cerise Queen'
The common yarrow 'Cerise Queen' is a yarrow cultivar from the daisy family. This perennial will grow to approximately 61 cm in both height and spread. Butterflies are attracted by it. Its name is fitting due to its cherry pink color. It is an ideal flower for garden borders, vases, bouquets, or for drying.
In cultivation in the UK, this plant has gained the Royal Horticultural Society’s Award of Garden Merit.
Common yarrow 'Walther Funcke'
The blooms of common yarrow 'Walther Funcke' boast flaming orange with yellow centers, quite unlike the white flowers of the parent plant, Achillea millefolium (Yarrow). This Achillea cultivar was given the name "Walther Funcke" for unknown reasons, so it remains a mystery even to this day. Gardeners frequently use common yarrow 'Walther Funcke' for its characteristic flat head and abundance of blooms.
Common yarrow 'Pomegranate'
Unlike its parent plant the Common yarrow (Achillea millefolium), which features white flowers, common yarrow 'Pomegranate' has stunning, non-fading, magenta-colored flowers with a prolonged flowering period. When in bloom, these rich flower heads resemble a pomegranate, hence the cultivar name.
The southern yarrow ( Achillea ligustica ) is a perennial herbaceous plant or subshrub that can reach a height of 7 to 100 cm . It forms up to 50 cm long underground or above-ground branches with sterile shoots. The flower heads have a cup-shaped shell 3 to 6 mm high. The flowering period usually extends from spring to summer.
The Achillea alpina, also known as chinese yarrow, Alpine yarrow, or Siberian yarrow, is a flowering perennial herbaceous plant native to Asia and North America. Due to similar-looking flowerheads, it can be mixed up with common yarrow (A. millefolium). However, the leaves are distinctly different, with chinese yarrow having flat, linear, stalkless foliage.
Common yarrow 'Red Velvet'
The 'common yarrow 'Red Velvet'' is a delightful perennial known for its vibrant, red velvet-like flowers that brighten any garden. In summer, an assembly of pollinators is drawn to its bloom, perfect for those wishing to support biodiversity. Intriguingly, its leaves are traditionally used in teas. With its beauty, ecological, and culinary services, this plant is an all-round champion.
Woolly yarrow is a perennial that is well suited for hot, sunny, dry areas. It has fuzzy green leaves and mustard yellow flowers. Separate this plant in spring and fall to propagate.