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Sassy Summer Silver Yarrow

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  • Full Sun (At Least 6 Hours Of Direct Sunlight)
  • Mature Height 26 - 30 Inches
  • Mature Spread 26 - 30 Inches
  • Growing Zones 3 - 8

Yarrow is a flowering perennial plant that is well-loved by pollinators due to the striking flowers, and it is a great way to introduce texture and contrast into a landscape. The fern-like foliage has a fine texture and a bold silver color. The tall stems of the Sassy Summer Silver Yarrow are topped by round, flat clusters of tiny yellow blooms. This plant is also known as Achillea, nosebleed plant, and thousand leaf, but whatever you call it, this is a low-maintenance plant that adds drama and texture.

Feature Sassy Summer Silver yarrow plants in beds, borders, mass plantings, or really any sunny spot in need of some color. This gem thrives in USDA zones 3 through 8, where it grows as a perennial. Bees and butterflies are drawn to the delicate blooms, but deer generally keep away from the silvery foliage. Once this plant has had time to settle in, it will be both drought and heat tolerant so that it will look amazing even during intense summer weather.

Sassy Summer Silver Yarrow Care

Yarrow needs full sun, so select an area that receives at least 6 hours of sunlight. This plant can live in partial shade, but the stems may become leggy without plenty of light, and it may then be necessary to stake the plant. The Sassy Summer Silver Yarrow needs about an inch of water per week. Plant in dry to medium well-drained soil. Yarrow may grow too fast and become invasive when fertilized, so avoid feeding this plant, especially if the soil has high organic content.

Deadhead the plant to promote continued blooming. Removing spent flowers will also prevent this aggressive grower from self-seeding. Trim the stems back after the flowers fade to keep the plant a more manageable size.

Sassy Summer Silver Yarrow Spacing

Sassy Summer Silver Yarrow has an upright growth habit and will grow 26 to 30 inches tall and spread 28 to 34 inches. Space plants 20 to 24 inches apart to create a full and lush planting.

Sassy Summer Silver Yarrow Information

USDA Hardiness Zones: 3 - 8
Plant Type: Perennials
Light Exposure: Full Sun (At Least 6 Hours Of Direct Sunlight)
Mature Height: 26 - 30 Inches
Mature Spread: 28 - 34 Inches
Spacing: 28 - 34 Inches
Habit: Upright
Flower Color(s): Yellow
Flower Description:
Bloom Period:
Foliage Type: Herbaceous
Foliage Color(s): Green
Foliage Description:
Seasonal Interest: Summer Flowering
Watering: Average
Resists: Deer
Tolerates: Heat, Drought
Attracts: Bees, Butterflies
Container Role:
Uses: Borders, Mass Planting, Wildlife Gardens
Features: Attracts Pollinators
Common Name: Sassy Summer Silver Yarrow
Other Name(s):

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  • If there is extreme heat we’ll delay shipping.  
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It is important to know that all of our plants are clearly labeled for which growing zones the plant can survive in. The plants are thoroughly trialed and tested in every growing zone before we state the plant can grow in a zone. Again, our #1 priority is to ship the plants to you healthy and ready to thrive in your location. So we will do everything in our power to do so.