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Achillea millefolium (Asteraceae)
A drought tolerant perennial herb native to Europe, it has naturalized throughout temperate North America. The species name, millefolium-of a thousand leaves-describes the fine, feathery foliage which resembles a fern. Flowers are in clusters forming a flat white top usually affixed to a single stem. Yarrow can endure dry, impoverished soil and survive with little maintenance. Requires full sun. A true perennial taking two years to become established.
Average planting success with this species: 70%