Achillea millefolium 'Paprika'


Deciduous, Herbaceous Perennial

Flat clusters of bright scarlet flowers with yellow centers fade beautifully to salmon-rose. Drought tolerant, easy to grow and good for bouquets. Long-blooming too!

Growing Conditions

Zone: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9

Exposure: Full Sun, Afternoon Sun

Water Needs: Drought-tolerant, Low, Occasional


Size: 12 - 24 tall x 12 - 24 wide
Shape / Form: Clumping
Foliage Texture: Medium, Coarse
Foliage Quality: Fuzzy / Furry / Woolly

Features: Attracts Bees, Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Drought-tolerant / Water wise, Flowers, Long Blooming

Foliage Color: Green, Silver / Gray

Flower Color: Burgundy / Maroon, Coral / Salmon, Red
Bloom Season: Summer, Late Summer / Early Fall
Flower Shape: Umbel

Uses and Applications

Landscape Uses: Matrix, Attracts Pollinators, Beds and Borders, Cutting Garden, Habitat, Hell Strip, Massed
Special Situations: Deer Resistant, Heat Tolerant
Wildlife: Bees, Beneficial Insects, Butterflies, Deer Resistant, Hummingbirds, Pollinators

More Design Considerations

Season of Interest: Summer, Late Summer / Early Fall
Position / Role: matrix / mingler

Care and Maintenance

Maintenance Level: medium
Maintenance Tasks: Deadheading

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