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Achillea ‘Paprika’
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Achillea  Paprika

<i>Achillea</i> ‘Paprika’

<i>Achillea</i> ‘Paprika’

Achillea

Yarrow

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.

Achillea ‘Paprika’ full sun

Just like the seasoning, this vigorous Galaxy hybrid flavors the garden with a distinctively rich, red snappiness. The large flattened heads showcase gilded eyes, their bright rubescent coloring eventually fading to a deep pink hue, while delicate-looking green-gray foliage provides a tidy, composed counterpoint, Persicaria ‘Golden Arrow’ heightens the recipe.

Blooms June–September.

Size: 2' 0" high x 2-1/2' wide; hardy to zone 4.

Achillea ‘Paprika’ (P-1368)
Each $7.25
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