Yarrow is most notably known for its traditional use in staunching the flow of blood from wounds, but also has many other known uses. As a tea, the leaves are an effective treatment of fever, common cold, hay fever, absence of menstruation, dysentery, diarrhea, loss of appetite, and gastrointestinal tract discomfort. It grows In dry, disturbed soils of prairies, meadows, and the edges of forest in the northern hemisphere.
Growth Form: 1-3’ High .5-1.5’ Wide Clustering Rosettes
Light: Part Sun-full Sun
Water: Yarrow is drought tolerant (Once Established),
Soil: Yarrow performs best in well-drained soil
Hardiness: USDA Zones 3-10, Sunset Zones 1-24
For best long term results with yarrow periodically use a garden fork or tiller to loosen the soil in your garden to about 12 to 15 inches deep, then mix in a 2- to 4-inch layer of compost.