'Red Velvet' Yarrow
Achillea 'Red Velvet'
Reaching only 1 1/2 feet tall, 'Red Velvet' stays upright, and is not prone to flopping over like many other Achilleas. Its aromatic fernlike foliage is mid green, attractive through the year, and sets a nice backdrop to the deep red, pink-infused, yellow centered flowers borne June to August. Even as the flowers fade during September, they transition to a dusky mauve, and continue to decorate the late season landscape. Great as a ground cover or companion, 'Red Velvet' thrives in sandy and rocky soil, and is excellent with ornamental grasses, garden phlox, cone flowers, Shasta daisies, Calamintha, and Coreopsis.
There are 11 companion plants for 'Red Velvet' Yarrow. See them now. Note: these plants will work beautifully, but don't be afraid to be creative and select other companions (based upon compatible cultural needs, textures, colors, and your personal preferences.