at Digging Dog
Legend has it that Achilles used this plant to heal
his soldiers’ wounds after battle. As a folk
remedy, its leaves are prescribed to soothe abrasions
and toothache. We find this sturdy, dependable plant
the perfect remedy for many design situations. The broad, flat flower heads enhance horizontal elements, their colors blending with other perennials. Spicy smelling, fernlike foliage and strong
straight stems add to overall attractiveness. Spreading
and drought tolerant, Yarrow seems to thrive on
neglect, can handle ocean spray and will bloom again in
the fall if cut back in midsummer.
We are proud to offer this stalwart old favorite.
For years, ‘Hoffnung’ has proven itself
to be a strong performer, faithfully producing fine
textured, feathery green, millefolium foliage and
apricot-colored flowers that fade to a sandstone
buff. Pair it with Lavandula ‘Imperial
Gem’ for complementary bloom color.
Size: 2' 0" high x 2' 0" wide; hardy to zone 4.
Achillea ‘Hoffnung’ (P-0629)
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