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common yarrow · Achillea millefolium

Description: perennial (1/2 - 2 ft.) with flat-topped inflorescences of white flowers and fern-like, aromatic green foliage. Good dried flower. Yarrow also attracts beneficial insects to the garden. Yarrow swiftly, sometimes aggressively, covers ground. Good lawn substitute. Deciduous in winter. Sun/part sun, low water (drought tolerant), poor soil.