Achillea millefolium Pretty Woman

Achillea Pretty Woman

Pretty Woman Yarrow (Achillea Song SirenTM Pretty Woman) is a prolific bloomer and one of the best red yarrows with vibrant red flowers that hold their color. Finely-textured foliage and sturdy stems. Attractive to butterflies; deer resistant. Tolerates heat, humidity and is a drought resistant.
Zones 3 - 8
Advantages
Extended Bloom Time (more than 4 weeks)
Good for Cut Flowers
Deer Resistant
Attract Butterflies
Bee Friendly
Rabbit Resistant
Winter Interest
Multiplies / Naturalizes
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Annual Rainfall
10 to 20"
20 to 30"
30 to 40"
40 to 50"
Mature Plant Size 22-24" tall 12-16" wide
Bloom Time Spring to fall
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Size Plant - 5" Pot
SKU HC015216

USDA Hardiness Planting Zones

To determine if a plant is sufficiently cold hardy, the USDA created numbered zones indicating winter low temperatures; the lower the zone number the colder the winter.

  • If the coldest winter temperature expected in your area is -15°F (zone 5) then any plants rated zones 3-5 will survive the winter temperatures in your area.
  • If you live in very warm winter areas (zones 9-11) plants with zones 3-4 ratings are not recommended. The lack of freezing winter temperatures do not provide a time for winter dormancy (rest).

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Pretty Woman Yarrow (Achillea Song SirenTM Pretty Woman) is one of the very best yarrows with its non-fading vibrant red, flower heads.  The bright blooms, sturdy stems and finely textured grey-green foliage make this perennial plant a perfect choice for cut flowers. This is a tough, easy-to-grow, long blooming plant for hot sunny dry areas. Pretty Woman Yarrow is sure to attract butterflies wherever it's planted. Deadhead for re-bloom. Plant with Agastache, Salvia. Drought resistant/drought tolerant plant (xeric). (22-24” tall x 12-16” wide.)

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SKU
HC015216
Ships To Canada
No
Common Name
Achillea Pretty Woman
Botanical Name
Achillea millefolium Pretty Woman Song Siren™
Zones
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Flower Color
Red
Height
24 inches
Mature Height
22-24" tall
Mature Spread
12-16" wide
Bloom Time
Early - Mid Spring, Late Spring - Early Summer, Mid - Late Summer, Early - Mid Fall
Bloom Time
Spring to fall
Ships As
Potted Plant
Planting Time
Spring / Summer, Fall
Soil Type
Sandy Soil, Clay Soil, Average Soil, Compost Enriched Garden Loam Soil
Soil Moisture
Dry, Average, Well Draining
Amount Of Rain
10 to 20", 20 to 30", 30 to 40", 40 to 50"
Advantages
Extended Bloom Time (more than 4 weeks), Good for Cut Flowers, Deer Resistant, Attract Butterflies, Bee Friendly, Rabbit Resistant, Winter Interest, Multiplies / Naturalizes
Ideal Region
Anywhere In The US, Northeast, Midwest, West, Southwest, Pacific Northwest
Item Package Size
Plant - 5" Pot
Planting Guides

Tips On Growing Achillea (Yarrow)

Achillea (Yarrow) are long-blooming, Old World perennials that are exceptionally easy-to-grow and provide ample nectar for butterflies. They are resistant to browsing rabbits and deer. Most are tall, upright growers with the exception of evergreen Achillea ageratifolia (Greek yarrow) and Achillea millifolium ‘Sonoma Coast,' which are groundcovers.

Preferred growing conditions:

  • These perennials grow in most any type of soil including clay.
  • Should be mulched in dry climates with most any type of mulch materials including gravel in xeric plantings.
  • Only requires deep but infrequent watering after their second growing season. Too much water makes them floppy.
  • Plant in full, hot sun.
  • Adding just a few handfuls of compost and Yum Yum Mix in the planting hole is enough. Avoid planting into a rich, highly-amended soil; they don't need it and it can make them floppy.
  • Special comments:

    • Deadhead plants to prolong bloom.
    • Achillea millifolium 'Sonoma Coast' is a superior lawn grass replacement and should be mowed to deadhead it after blooming in early summer. This keeps the foliage tidy and looking good.

    Garden care:

    • Fertilize Achillea once in fall with Yum Yum Mix and Planters II.
    • Leave Yarrow standing over the winter. They have ornamental flower heads that catch the snow providing winter interest. Cut back to 1-2" inches above the soil in mid-spring when the plants begin to wake up.
    • Achillea ageratifolia (Greek yarrow) is an evergreen groundcover that should NOT be cut back other than to deadhead it in early to mid-summer to encourage re-blooming.
    • Plants can be divided in mid-spring when clumps die-out in the center or become too large for their place in the garden.

View more Planting Guides, or download our complete Planting Guide for tips on caring for your plants when you receive your order, as well as planting instructions for Perennials, Spring-Planted Bulbs, Fall-Planted Bulbs, Cacti & Succulents, Xeric Plants and more.
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