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Achillea millefolium Desert Eve™ Red (Yarrow)

(Desert Eve™ Series) Clusters of tiny red blooms open high on deep green stems with delicate fern-like foliage. Fast growth rate.

Blooms from early summer to early fall
2 ft tall x 1.5 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Moderate salt tolerance
Tolerant to juglone
Drought tolerant
Fragrant foliage

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Zone Zone 4
Exposure Full Sun
Moisture Low to Moderate Moisture
Patent Info PP# 22,333; COPF

Masses of double buttery lemon-yellow flowers open around a lime green centre and, once fully bloomed, resemble puffballs, growing tall above deep green foliage. Rapid growth rate.

Use as cut or dried flowers. Be sure to keep some flowers in the garden over winter, as the blackened seedheads provide cold-season garden interest, as well as food for finches and other winter birds.

Blooms early to late summer
2 ft tall x 1.5-2 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant
Fragrant

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Dense tufts of fine, bright silver-blue blades form a compact mound, with upright flower plumes of beige appearing in the summer. The leaves retain their colour all season. Fast growth rate.

Blooms early spring to mid-summer
0.5-1 ft tall x 0.5-1 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Heat tolerant
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant
Tolerant to juglone
Salt tolerant

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Bright yellow trumpeted petals fan around a large red brown eye on bright green foliage. Fast growth rate.

Blooms early summer to early fall
1-2 ft tall x 1-2 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Attracts butterflies
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant
High salt tolerance

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This herbaceous perennial features large pom-pom flower heads consisting of layers of feathery yellow rays that envelop its large golden yellow centre on tall thin stems and foliage of dark green coarsely toothed leaves. Fast growth rate.

Blooms early to late summer
1.5-2 ft tall x 1.5-2 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant

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This perennial features dark burgundy buds topped with vivid red flowers that grow on fragrant dark green foliage. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms early summer
2-3 ft tall x 1-1.5 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Tolerant to juglone
Fragrant

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Bright yellow ray flowers with black centres bloom on bright green, hairy foliage in a compact habit. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms early to late summer
1.5-2 ft tall x 1.5-2 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant

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Tubular creamy white or pink flowers with lilac or rose hoods that resemble snapdragons bloom vertically on bold flower spikes, bearing leaves that are lobed and shiny dark green. Moderate growth rate.

The genus ‘Acanthus’ comes from the Greek work ‘akantha’ meaning spine, in reference to the tooth-like leaves found on some species.

Blooms mid to late summer
3-5 ft tall x 2-3 ft spread
HARDY to 0°F (-17.8°C)
Attracts butterflies
Drought tolerant

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(Desert Eve™ Series) Clusters of brown-orange blooms flower high on top of bright green fern-like foliage. Fast growth rate.

Blooms from early summer to early fall
2 ft tall x 1.5 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Moderate salt tolerance
Tolerant to juglone
Drought tolerant
Fragrant foliage

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