Achillea millefolium 'Terra Cotta'

Terra Cotta Yarrow

Deciduous Perennial

Masses of Peach colored flowers mature to coppery orange then russet hues from late spring through early fall. The fine feathery foliage is evergreen, easy to grow, and drought tolerant.

Growing Conditions

Zone: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9

Exposure: Full Sun, Afternoon Sun, Reflected Heat

Water Needs: Drought-tolerant, Low, Occasional


Size: 18 - 36 tall x 24 - 48 wide
Shape / Form: Clumping
Foliage Texture: Coarse, Medium
Foliage Quality: Coarse, Medium

Features: Attracts Bees, Attracts Birds, Attracts Butterflies, Drought-tolerant / Water wise, Flowers, Fragrant, Long Blooming

Foliage Color: Silver / Gray, Green

Flower Color: Apricot / Peach, Bronze / Copper
Bloom Season: Summer, Late Summer / Early Fall
Flower Shape: Umbel

Uses and Applications

Landscape Uses: Attracts Pollinators, Beds and Borders, Cutting Garden, Food for Foraging Wildlife, Habitat, Hell Strip, Massed, Mixed Border
Special Situations: Deer Resistant, Firewise, Heat Tolerant, Low Water / No Water, Reflected Heat

More Design Considerations

Season of Interest: Summer
Position / Role: mid-plane filler, matrix / mingler

Care and Maintenance

Maintenance Level: medium
Maintenance Tasks: Deadheading

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