Wedding Lace Yarrow, Achillea, Perennial, 50+ Seeds Medicinal
Has fern-like foliage with white, compact flower heads. It prefers full sun to partial shade and is very drought tolerant. The plant spreads by rhizomes making it too aggressive for some gardens. However, there are many great uses for this flower such as ground cover, for erosion control or as a medicinal herb. This perennial blooms in summer through fall.
The flower and the upper portions of leaf and stem have many medicinal uses, making yarrow an important herb to have in your medicinal garden.
A yarrow tea can help to reduce a fever and a yarrow poultice can calm the inflammation and soreness of a bruise.
Yarrow has many first aid uses such as stopping bleeding, or as a general first aid remedy for calming and healing rashes, bug bites, bee stings, cuts, and burns.
According to Homegrown Herbs, the yellow flowers should not be taken internally, such as in teas, tinctures, elixirs, syrup, or honey. Only white or pink flower yarrows should be used for internal medicine. Also be aware that yarrow should not be taken internally by pregnant women.
Height 12 - 24 inches