Achillea millefolium 'Island Pink' - Flower closeup
Achillea millefolium 'Island Pink'
Yarrow, Island Pink
Achillea millefolium ‘Island Pink’ has dark green, fern-like foliage topped with clusters of bright pink flowers that last for weeks. Stems are roughly 18 inches.
More About Achillea millefolium 'Island Pink'
- Native to Western US
- Tough Plant - drought and swamp resistant
- Provides nectar to bees and butterflies
Blooms may vary in color from near white to pink.
Named for Achilles, yes, the Greek Trojan war hero, the plant was named for its healing properties as a balm for battle wounds. Other names include woundwart, bloodwort, milfoil and nosebleed.
Yarrow, Island Pink Growing and Maintenance Tips
For best results, plant Island Pink Yarrow in sun to partial shade with occasional to moderate watering. Plants do not seed as the flowers are sterile. Propogate by dividing the root ball.
- Dried Flower/Foliage
- Long Blooming
- Low Maintenance
- Cut Flower/Foliage
- Drought Tolerant
- Salt Tolerant
- Cold Tolerant
- California native
- Pet Friendly
- Heat Tolerant
Growth habit (plant shape)
- Full sun - Coast
- Morning sun
Season of interest (flowering)
Plants that work well with Achillea millefolium 'Island Pink'