Common yarrow Achillea millefolium is a drought-tolerant native plant with ferny green foliage and white flower clusters in summer. It is also deer-resistant and attracts butterflies. The spreading clumps of common yarrow grow 1-3 feet tall. Another common name for the plant is bloodwort, a reference to its historical use as a topical wound dressing. Zones 3-9
Achillea ‘Wonderful Wampee’. The Tutti Frutti™ Series of Yarrows were recently bred in the Netherlands. Plants are compact and bushy, with very uniform blooming over a long season. This selection has clusters of flowers that begin rich pink, aging to a bicolor soft pink and blush. Excellent for cutting. One of the best Yarrows for growing in containers. Deadheading faded blooms should encourage more buds to form over a long season.
Dart's Gold' Ninebark 'Dart's Gold' ninebark offers golden-green foliage that is so yellow in spring as it emerges many people think it's a forsythia! Like Diabolo ninebark, this variety is very resilient. It's about as close to a plant-it-and-forget-it shrub as you can get. Size: To 6 feet tall, 8 feet wide Zones: 3-7 The chartreuse foliage turns a nice shade of yellow (flushed with bronze) come autumn. It also has better resistance to powdery mildew than many of the purple-leaf…
Anthea yarrow Achillea 'Anblo' is a hybrid yarrow that bears 3-inch-wide clusters of soft primrose-yellow blooms that fade to cream. The plant has silvery-gray foliage and is resistant to powdery mildew, making it a good choice for regions with high humidity. It grows 18-24 inches tall and wide. Zones 4-9