Fernleaf Yarrow

Fernleaf Yarrow Achillea filipendulina
Fernleaf Yarrow (Achillea filipendulina)
At a Glance
  • Exposure: Full Sun
  • Mature Height: 18 Inches to 3 Feet
  • USDA Hardiness Zones: 3 - 9
  • Soil Conditions: Dry
  • Foliage Color: Silver/White
  • Bloom Color: Yellow
  • Bloom Season: June through August
  • Size: Medium

Features of Fernleaf Yarrow


Large clusters of yellow flowers, 4 inches across. Strong upright stems with aromatic silvery gray foliage. Forms large clumps. Drought tolerant. Attracts butterflies, has fragrant foliage, deer and rabbit resistant, and good for cutting and drying.


  • Needs full sun, and very well drained soils.
  • When put in more fertile soil they tend to flop over and will tend to spread faster and become more aggressive.