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Desert Eve™ Yellow Yarrow

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  • Full Sun (At Least 6 Hours Of Direct Sunlight)
  • Mature Height 14 - 18 Inches
  • Mature Spread 14 - 18 Inches
  • Growing Zones 4 - 9

Desert Eve™ Yellow Yarrow is not only the perfect drought-tolerant plant, but it also sports showy lemon-yellow flowers from summer to the first frost in fall. Those fluffy flowerheads will attract all pollinators to your garden and are perfect for adding a shot of color to a naturalized or cultivated garden border. Achillea millefolium ’DESYEL’ has a densely branched habit that needs little maintenance after planting and is a great first-time native plant for new gardeners. 

Insects, hummingbirds, butterflies, and moths are all attracted to the yarrow's nectar during its exceptionally long flowering season. Adding yarrow to a kitchen garden helps to attract pollinators and increase yields of some fruits and vegetables. The first flowers appear late in spring as the spring bulbs and early perennials are winding down for the year. The brilliant color and strong straight stems of yarrow flowers are fabulous for cut or dried flower arrangements and should be included in a cut-flower garden design. Deer avoid browsing the ferny foliage and flowers, and rabbits are rarely a nuisance for yarrow. 

 Desert Eve™ Yellow Yarrow Care

Plant yarrow in a location with good drainage year-round. Avoid areas with seasonal flooding, which can cause root rot. Full sun is needed for vigorous flowering and dense growth. The soil pH should be slightly acidic to slightly alkaline. Provide consistent water after planting to establish a strong root system. After establishing, yarrow is extremely drought tolerant, only needing supplemental watering during long stretches of heat and drought. Fertilizing is rarely needed for yarrow. Overfeeding with high-nitrogen formulas encourages dense foliage growth at the expense of flower formation. 

Desert Eve™ Yarrow does not require pruning or pinching. The plants naturally develop dense branching and are not likely to set many viable seeds. Remove any spent growth in the spring as new green growth emerges. Leaving the top growth through the winter not only helps to protect the growing crown but also allows non-migrating birds and other small animals to use the plant for shelter and food. Divide yarrow every 2-3 years to encourage vigorous growth and increase your plant stock. 

Desert Eve™ Yellow Yarrow Spacing

Desert Eve™ Yarrow has a medium growth habit of 14-18 inches tall and wide. Space plants 12 inches apart when planting among other perennials or in multiples. Single plants grown in containers will require at least an 8-inch diameter pot.

Desert Eve™ Yellow Yarrow Information

USDA Hardiness Zones: 4 - 9
Plant Type: Perennials
Light Exposure: Full Sun (At Least 6 Hours Of Direct Sunlight)
Mature Height: 14 - 18 Inches
Mature Spread: 14 - 18 Inches
Spacing: 14 - 18 Inches
Habit: Upright
Flower Color(s): Yellow
Flower Description:
Bloom Period: Early summer to fall
Foliage Type: Herbaceous
Foliage Color(s): Green, Yellow
Foliage Description: Gray-green
Seasonal Interest: Summer Flowering, Fall Flowering
Watering: Low
Resists: Deer, Disease
Tolerates: Drought
Attracts: Butterflies, Hummingbirds
Container Role:
Uses: Borders, Containers
Features: Attracts Pollinators, Low Maintenance
Common Name: Desert Eve™ Yellow Yarrow
Other Name(s): Allheal, Bloodwort
Scientific Name: Achillea millefolium 'Desyel'

Container Sizes

Please Note: The pictures below are to give a general representation of the different container sizes. The actual size/ages of plants are estimates and will vary based on; type of plant, time of year, last pruning & many other factors.

4.5 Pot

4.5" Pot
 Also Known As:
   4.5" Container

 Plant Age:
   ~ 6 months
 Plant Size:
   ~ 3"-6"
 Pot Size:
   ~ 4.5"H x 3.75"W
   1.42 quarts

Quart Pot

Quart Pot
 Also Known As:

 Plant Age:
   ~ 6 months - 1 year
 Plant Size:
   ~ 4"-8"
 Pot Size:
   ~ 4.75"H x 4.5"W
   1.50 quarts

2.5 Quart

2.5 Quart
 Also Known As:
   2.5 Quart Pot

 Plant Age:
   ~ 1 - 2 years old
 Plant Size:
   ~ 8"-12"
 Pot Size:
   ~ 6.5"H x 6.5"W
   2.20-2.30 quarts

#1 Pot

#1 Pot
 Also Known As:
   #1 Container
    1 Gallon
 Plant Age:
   ~ 1 - 2 years old
 Plant Size:
   ~ 10"-14"
 Pot Size:
   ~ 7"H x 7.75"W
   2.26-3.73 quarts

#2 Pot

#2 Pot
 Also Known As:
   #2 Container
    2 Gallon
 Plant Age:
   ~ 1.5 - 3 years old
 Plant Size:
   ~ 12"-18"
 Pot Size:
   ~ 9.5"H x 9.5"W
   1.19-1.76 gallons

#3 Pot

#3 Pot
 Also Known As:
   #3 Container
    3 Gallon
 Plant Age:
   ~ 2 - 4 years old
 Plant Size:
   ~ 12"-30"
 Pot Size:
   ~9.5"H x 11"W
   2.32-2.76 gallons

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Winter to Early Spring

We ship only when it's warm enough to plant in your growing zone.
Sometimes plants aren't completely ready to sell and ship in early spring. We will wait until the plants are ready before shipping so you don't get a subpar product.
For Southern plants we will be able to ship much earlier than plants coming from our northern nursery.


If there is extreme heat we may delay shipping for a week or several weeks.
We review what areas the plants are traveling through as well as your location.

Fall into Winter

We’ll ship plants out all the way up to the end of the fall planting season!


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Standard Colors: 2-3 business days

Special Order Colors: 8 weeks - this is due to the planter being custom made with the color(s) of your choice

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