Fernleaf Yarrow

Fernleaf Yarrow

Commonly known as Soldier’s Woundwort, Fernleaf Yarrow (Achillea filipendulina) is a clump-forming, erect yarrow native to Afghanistan, Iran, and the Caucasus.

Fernleaf Yarrow

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Fernleaf Yarrow is an especially richly decorated representative of the yarrow genus (Achillea). This particular species of the genus Achillea is among the tallest[1] and is related to Achillea millefolium (Common Yarrow).

Achillea Filipendulina

The leaves of Achillea filipendulina are green and have a fern-like texture with a strong, pungent odor that forms a nice tuft of basal foliage.

Fernleaf Yarrow Flowers

Tiny, bright, long-lived golden flowers (yellow discs and yellow rays) appear throughout the summer in dense, flattened, plate-shaped compound umbels (up to 4-inches in diameter) on stiff, upright stems that extend over the leave up to a height of 3 to 4 meters.

Golden Yellow Fernleaf Yarrow Flowers

Fernleaf Yarrow and its cultivars are well-known as dried and cut flowers. However, with proper care and planting, the perennial plants will also thrive in your garden.

Suggested Reading: Other Types of Flowers

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Key References
  • [1]“Achillea filipendulina (fern-leaf yarrow)”. Accessed November 08, 2021. Link.


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