Who is Walther Funcke?

Achillea ‘Walther Funcke’ and wildlife Achillea ‘Walther Funcke’ is known for attracting bees, beneficial insects, birds and other pollinators. It has nectar/pollen rich flowers and has seeds for birds.

Is paprika yarrow a perennial?

Easy care, drought, heat, humidity, deer and rabbit tolerant, this Achillea is a perennial that is rich in many qualities aside from its good looks! Grows up to 2 feet tall (60 cm) in an upright clump of cheerful red flowers with yellow centers held above the feathery mid-green foliage.

Is paprika yarrow edible?

Yarrow is edible and useful in crafts. Individual flowers are edible, and Homegrown Herbs suggests using them for a confetti effect in cookie batter. The dried cut flowers also make beautiful wreaths and dried bouquets.

How tall does red yarrow grow?

24-36″ tall
24-36″ tall x 24-36″ wide. An improved hybrid Yarrow, ‘Red Velvet’ is one of the very best. Its deep rose-red, flat-topped flower heads are fade resistant and hold their color….Video.

SKU HC014352
Flower Color Red
Mature Height 24-36″ tall
Mature Spread 24-36″ wide
Bloom Time Summer

Does yarrow smell like licorice?

Yarrow is a soft herb, like tarragon. The herb has a strong licorice-like aroma with a sweet flavor and a somewhat bitter and astringent finish. The strong aroma remains even when Yarrow is dried. The plant blooms in the late summer with small white flowers, reminiscent of tiny, flattened daisies.

Is yarrow toxic to dogs?

Yarrow can be found in North America, Asia, and Europe. As a perennial herb, it has healing properties that people find beneficial. However, for canines who like to graze on and eat plants, the effects can be toxic. Ingestion of the plant can cause your pet to become quite ill.

Does yarrow come back every year?

Yarrow is very drought tolerant, but if you receive less than 1 inch of rain a week in the summer, remember to water your plants to keep them looking their best. Cut off (“deadhead”) flowers when they start to fade in mid-summer; this encourages most varieties to produce another round of flowers.

Is red yarrow invasive?

Yarrow plants spread by rhizomes and have been known to naturalize. They are considered somewhat invasive plants.

Is yarrow a hemlock?

The biggest difference that yarrow has from poison hemlock is its distinctive frilly, feather-like leaves. You can see pictures of the leaves in my post about foraging yarrow. The flowers also look a bit different, as yarrow is not in the Apiaceae family so does not have a true umbel flower.

Can you eat fresh yarrow?

Yarrow leaves and flowers can be dried and ground into a spice. The leaves and flowers can also be used fresh in salads, soups, stews, and other dishes as a leafy vegetable or garnish.

Is yarrow an invasive plant?

Common yarrow is a weedy species and can become invasive. Proper care should be used to control the spread of the plant from its desired growing location. Common yarrow may suffer from mildew or root rot if not planted in well-drained soil.

Is yarrow poisonous to horses?

Causes of Yarrow Poisoning in Horses Achillea millefolium contains several toxic compounds which can cause harm to horses that eat large quantities of this plant. These compounds can include glycoalkaloids (notably the glycoalkaloid achilline), monoterpenes, and lactones.