Vibrant and bold, Achillea millefolium 'Paprika' features large clusters of intense bright
fire engine red
flowers surrounding a distinctive yellow eye, atop aromatic, green fern-like foliage.
She will add sweeping swaths of color and texture to your garden.
From June to October, 'Paprika' Yarrow's numerous tiny
form dense 2 to 3 inch wide flower clusters atop nearly
lacy, fern-like foliage.
Her rusty red blooms age to pink and white through the summer, adding a lovely multi-colored look.
Planting Achillea in
will slow the fading a bit.
encourages more blooms.
Plants can be cut back to basal leaves to refresh foliage and encourage even more late summer blooms.
As one of the
Achilleas, she has a
growth rate making her a perfect option in a garden where you seek textured foliage and mid-level height.
This perennial is a flush of lacy foliage adorned by bright red blooms, making her a standout addition to your garden.
Paprika Yarrow prefers well drained, average to
and tolerates heat, humidity and
Use in mass for naturalizing, wildflower gardens, rock gardens and mixed beds.
Suitable for cut and dried flowers and attracts
Mature height 18-24", spread 18-24".
spent flower heads is recommended to promote extended blooming.
For best growth, cut stems back to a couple of inches above the soil after the first killing frost.
Apply a thin layer of compost each spring for more vivid color, followed by a 2-inch layer of mulch to retain moisture and control weeds.
Water plants during the summer if rainfall is less than one inch per week.
Requires good drainage.
Divide plants every 3 to 4 years as new growth begins in the spring, lifting plants and dividing them into clumps. Yarrow is easily dividable by simply digging up a large quantity and shaking loose into clumps. Ideally, this is done in springtime though yarrow will tolerate propagation virtually anytime.
General information that applies to all plants:
preparation, fertilization, pH
and description of bare roots
to plant bare root plants
- If you
cannot plant bare roots right away