Achillea millefolium / White Yarrow
Achillea millefolium is known for its long-lasting, fragrant blooms that attract many beneficial insects. But Yarrow also has a long history of medicinal use. Known as Soldier’s Wound Wort, it was stuffed in Civil War soldiers’ wounds to stop the bleeding. Tincture of Yarrow can be used for dental health and as insect repellent. And that’s just the start. Plant yarrow in full sun, in dry to medium soils. Grows 2-3 feet tall and gently spreads via rhizome. Flower cuttings last a long time in a vase. Trust us, you want Achillea millefolium in your garden!
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Plant delivery is free within the City of Beacon. Deliveries outside the City of Beacon are by a $65/hour fee, which includes travel and placement of material.