Yellow Yarrow Seeds
Yellow Yarrow Seeds
Chemical-free farm-grown Yellow Yarrow (Achillea filipendulina)seeds for organic growing.
All seed varieties are grown at our farm, Fireweed, or gathered sustainably from the near by wilds. We gather, process, and package every seed variety we carry ourselves with love and care in small batches. We never purchase seeds from outside sources to resell to you. All of our varieties are open-pollinated, grown without the use of chemicals, hybrid-free and GMO-free.
1 pkg (approx 80-100 seeds)
Yellow Yarrow, Fern Leaf Yarrow
Achillea filipendulina (synonym Tanacetum angulatum)
Asteraceae (Daisy Family)
Middle East, Central Asia
Yellow Yarrow plants grow to about 4ft high in bloom with flat-topped clusters of strongly scented golden flowers. The plants bloom from early summer until the fall frosts.
Full sun, well-drained soil.
Seeds germinate easily and can be direct sown in fall or spring, or started in flats in the spring and then transplanted out.
Cut back plants in after flowering to keep them tidy and prevent self-seeding.
The aerial parts can be harvested when the plants are in bloom in summer. The leaves and flowers are both used medicinally, and the woody stems discarded. Yarrow dries well, and can be also used fresh.
The flowers are born on sturdy stalks and are long lasting in flower arrangements. They also dry well for everlasting bouquets.
The leaves can be eaten in salads or as a cooking green. They are milder tasting and more palatable for this purpose in the spring when they are tender and young.
Yellow Yarrow is edible and medicinal and can be used in much the same way as our native Common Yarrow (Achillea millifolium). Both contain the volatile oil azulene, known for it’s powerful anti-inflammatory properties. An infused oil or salve made from Yellow Yarrow is useful for bruises, sprains, sore muscles, and wound healing. The leaves rubbed on the skin also make a pretty decent bug repellent in a pinch.
Apothecary Garden, Low Maintenance, Deer Resistant, Attracts Pollinators, Container Garden, Cut Flowers.