Yarrow, Milfoil, Staunchweed, Sanguinary, Thousandleaf, Soldier's Woundwort
Achillea millefolium 'Apricot Delight'

Family: Asteraceae (ass-ter-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Achillea (ak-ih-LEE-a) (Info)
Species: millefolium (mill-ee-FOH-lee-um) (Info)
Cultivar: Apricot Delight
Additional cultivar information:(PP18738, Tutti Frutti Series)
Hybridized by Zwaan
Registered or introduced: 2006

Category:

Perennials

Height:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:

15-18 in. (38-45 cm)

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 3a: to -39.9 C (-40 F)

USDA Zone 3b: to -37.2 C (-35 F)

USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 C (-30 F)

USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 C (-25 F)

USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)

USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)

USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)

USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)

USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)

USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)

USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)

USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:

Handling plant may cause skin irritation or allergic reaction

Bloom Color:

Coral/Apricot

Orange

Bloom Time:

Mid Summer

Late Summer/Early Fall

Foliage:

Evergreen

Silver/Gray

Other details:

Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping

Soil pH requirements:

5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:

Patented

Propagation Methods:

By dividing the rootball

From seed; direct sow after last frost

Seed Collecting:

N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Huntsville, Alabama

Swansea, Massachusetts

Knoxville, Tennessee

South Jordan, Utah

Newport News, Virginia

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Jun 20, 2014, fawnandflora from South Jordan, UT (Zone 6b) wrote:

This is the first yarrow that I have actually planted in my yard, having wrestled plenty of the weedy wild variety. So far "Apricot Delight" is behaving well. The color is a nice warm coral that fades nicely. The heat does not seem to bother it a bit. Long bloom time.