First year in the garden but performed like a third or fourth year plant.
Achillea millefolium 'New Vintage 'Violet'
- Compact variety
- Season-long bloomer
- Easy to grow in hot, dry sites
Achillea 'New Vintage Violet' makes a wonderful container plant, as well as shining in the landscape and borders. The bold flowers retain their color and compliment the green foliage nicely. Try drying these upside-down for a long-lasting arrangement indoors. Also known as Achillea millefolium 'Balvinolet'.
Uses: Borders, Flower Beds, Containers, Cottage Gardens, Landscapes, Mass Planting, Naturalizing, Rock Gardens, Slopes, Xeriscaping
Nature Attraction: Bees, Butterflies, Hummingbirds, Pollinators
Critter Resistance: Deer, Rabbits
Notable Features: Good Cut Flower, Fragrant Foliage, Long Bloom Time, Drought Tolerant, Heat Tolerant, Salt Tolerant, Tolerant of Pollution
Growth Habit: Upright, Mounding
Homeowner Growing Tips: Grow in full sun, in sandy or other well-drained soils. Tolerant of poor fertility and dry soils. Avoid windy sites. Deadhead back to side buds for continued bloom. After summer blooming, cut back to basal foliage. May be divided every 3-5 years in spring.