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    Achillea borealis formerly Achillea millefolium (American Yarrow or American Thousandleaf)


    Native Evergreen Perennial. Fern Like Foliage. Showy Pink or White Flowers. Larval host of Painted Lady Butterfly. Pollinated by butterflies, bees, beneficial insects  (waspsbee flies and beetles. The Xerces Society rates them as specially valuable to Native Bees and Beneficial Insects.  Foliage 6″-12″ tall.. Flowering Stalks 2′-3′ tall.  Edible. Medicinal.  Sun or part shade. Average to Dry soil. Sand or Clay. Does well in acid to circumneutral soil.  Deer-resistant.  Nice Groundcover.  Native to Coastal SC and much of the Eastern US.  Propagation Source: Old Homesite, Charleston Co., SC