Among the most carefree and generously blooming perennials for summer and early fall, several being equally useful in the garden and as cut flowers (taller kinds may be cut and dried for winter bouquets). Leaves are gray or green, bitter-aromatic, usually finely divided (some with toothed edges). Flower heads are usually in flattish clusters.
Yarrows do best in well-drained soil. Water established plants occasionally (they tolerate considerable drought once established). Cut back after bloom to encourage rebloom. Divide when clumps get crowded.
This popular hybrid grows to 2 ft. tall and wide, with ferny gray-green leaves and long-lasting deep yellow flowers.
Grown for textured, multicolored foliage, saucer-size flowers, or lacy clusters of smaller blooms....
Grows to 5 ft. tall and 1 1/2 ft. wide. Branching stems are hung with drooping sprays of bell-shaped b...
The true species grows to 1 1/2 ft. high and 1 ft. wide, but plants sold under this name are usually m...