Yarrow, Common Scientific Name: Achillea millefolium NOTE: No shipping / pickup only
History/general species info:The species name, millefolium means "of a thousand leaves". Common on disturbed soils throughout Texas. Cultivated in Europe before 1440, according to Allan Armitage, A. millefolium often was used as a medicine for toothache and to heal wounds. Characteristics: Perennial. Fragrant. Fine, feathery foliage which resembles a fern. Flowers are in clusters forming a flat white top usually affixed to a single stem. Can be used in fresh or dried flower arrangements.
Planting / Care: Plant in full sun. Medium water usage. Drought tolerant. Salt tolerant. Fairly tenacious and fast growing, Can be mowed to form a highly competitive ground cover to control soil erosion.