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UC Master Gardeners, Santa Clara County, CA

Water Wise Plants

Achillea ‘Moonshine’

Common Name
Yarrow ‘Moonshine’
Plant Type
Mature Size
2 ft.
Water Requirements
Low: water every three weeks until the root ball is wet
Sun/Shade Requirements
Full sun
  • Beneficials
  • Butterflies
Flower Color
Bright yellow
Maintenance- Design- Planting Tips

Achillea ‘Moonshine’ is a reliable mid-summer bloomer whose deep yellow flowers will stand out in a garden. Requiring very little maintenance, these plants are a magnet for butterflies and beneficial insects. The flowers have lots of nectar and the flat shape of the flower serves as a perfect landing pad for butterflies. Deadhead spent flowers to keep the plants looking fresh. Vigorous clumps can be divided in the winter.

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