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Achillea millefolium Paprika


Mounds of scented, fern-like, finely dissected, gray-green foliage holds ruby-red flowers with yellow centres that may fade with maturity.

  • »  Flat-topped clusters of red flowers, centred with yellow
  • »  Flowers fade to light pink and creamy-yellow
  • »  Drought and heat tolerant and likes a well-drained soil
  • »  Good for cut flowers, dried or fresh
  • »  Fragrant fern-like foliage
  • »  Deer and rabbit resistant
  • »  Bloom Time: Early to midsummer

  • Category:Perennials
  • Hardiness Zone:3
  • Height:50-70 cm
  • Spread:45-60 cm
  • Bloom Color: Red
Full Sun
Soil Moisture
Moist to Average
Average to Dry Soils
Attracts Wildlife
Attracts Butterflies
Growth Rate
Flowering Time
Lt. Sum-Fall
Foliage Color
Green (dark)
Planting instructions
Container Plants
Additional Information about Achillea millefolium 'Paprika'

The name Achillea comes from Greek mythology and as legend has it, was used to treat war wounds during battle.

Growing & Maintenance Tips for Achillea millefolium 'Paprika'

Remove faded flowers to stimulate blooming. This perennial spreads quickly, so divide clumps in early spring or late fall.