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Achillea tomentosa 'Aurea'

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More About Achillea tomentosa 'Aurea'

  • Dwarf, carpet forming cultivar of yarrow, suitable for rock gardens
  • Compact, fuzzy, grey-green foliage
  • Yellow flowers
  • Foliage remains through the winter
  • Bloom Time: Early summer

Interesting Notes:

The name Achillea comes from Greek mythology and as legend has it, was used to treat war wounds during battle.

Zone:

2

Height:

15-20 cm

Spread:

20-30 cm

Colour:

Yellow
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Yarrow Growing and Maintenance Tips

Good drainage is important for Achillea tomentosa as winter wet will cause rotting. Prune flowers after they are finished blooming to keep the plant neat and tidy. Easy care perennial.


Achillea tomentosa 'Aurea' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Butterflies
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Evergreen
Evergreen
Cut Flower/Foliage
Cut Flower/Foliage
Long Blooming
Long Blooming
Heat Tolerant
Heat Tolerant
Salt Tolerant
Salt Tolerant
Ground cover
Ground cover
Rock garden
Rock garden

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Average to Dry Soils

Growth Rate

Slow

Attributes

Xeriscape

Flowering Time

Lt. Spr-Sum
Summer

Habit

Trailing
Compact

Foliage Color

Green
Gray

 Suitable Substitutions for Achillea tomentosa 'Aurea'

Alchemilla erythropoda

Alchemilla erythropoda

Dwarf Lady's Mantle