Moonshine Yarrow

Achillea 'Moonshine'

Plant Details:

Plant Type: Perennial
Plant Family: Asteraceae
Plant Description: Upright growing herbaceous perennial with fern-like foliage and flat-topped flower clusters. Small bright-yellow blooms begin flowering in early-summer and continue until the fall. Gray-green aromatic foliage is unappetizing to deer. Grows well in many soils and with low amounts of water. Clumps will spread but not uncontrollably.


Maintenance Type: Perennial - Winter Interest
Plant Care: Perennial - Winter Interest (soft-stemmed plants that retain ornamental value during winter dormancy and regrow in spring): Leave stems up through the winter to provide interest. Cut back stems to a mound in the spring to allow new growth.

Plant Attributes:

Mature Size: 12-24" tall x 10-12" wide
Utah Native: No
Plant Select: No
Pollinator Friendly: Yes
Localscapes: Infill Plant, Park Strip Plant
Foliage Interest: No
Foliage Colors: Gray-green
Bloom Colors: Yellow
Bloom Seasons: Summer
Bloom Period: Jun - Aug

Growing Conditions:

Hardiness Zone: 3 to 8
Light Requirement: Full Sun (6+ hrs sun)
Irrigation Requirement:     Low (1/2" every 10-14 days)
Salt Tolerant: Yes
Deer Resistant: Yes

Garden Location:

  • Commercial Concepts
    • Garden Entrance
  • Irrigation Path
    • Mountain to Tap
  • Localscapes Path
    • Park Strip #7
  • Planting Path
    • First, Amendments
    • Turf Alternatives
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Fall
  • Winter