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Paprika

Paprika

Achillea millefolium

‘Paprika’ is a spreading, mat-forming common yarrow cultivar which is noted for its deeply-dissected, fern-like, aromatic, medium green foliage and its tiny, long-lasting, dusty-red flowers with yellow centers which appear in dense, flattened, ¬†(to 2-3″ across) throughout the summer on stems typically rising 1.5-2′ tall. Initial flower color fades, sometimes rather quickly, to light pink, creamy yellow and brown. Foliage has a strong, somewhat spicy aroma which persists when used in dried arrangements.

Uses: Group or mass, Borders, Cottage gardens, Mass in wild gardens, naturalized areas or meadows where it can be left undisturbed to naturalize.

Full Sun

Zone 3-11

Height 18-24″