Scientific Name: Achillea filipendulina 'Gold Plate' Form: Mounded, Oval - vertical
Common Name:Gold Plate yarrow Texture:Medium - fine
Family Name:AsteraceaeHabit: Stiffly upright
Plant Type: Herbaceous perennial Mature Size (ht. X w.):0.7 - 1.3m x 0.3 - 0.6m
Origin: Garden origin, Central / west Asia Hardiness Zone:Zone 3: (-40 to -34 C)
Leaves: Compound, Dissected, Alternate, Soft flexible, Pubescent, Distinctive smell, Odd-pinnate, Bipinnate, Lanceolate, Oblong, Double serrate, Pinnately lobed, Lacerate
Flowers: Head (capitulum), (Corymb-like), Yellow, Jul- Aug
Fruit: Cypsela (achene + calyx), Brown, Sep- Oct
Exposure: Full sun
Soil or Media: Rocky or gravelly or dry
Landscape Uses: Attract beneficial insects, Attract butterflies, Cut flower or foliage, Dried flower or fruit, Perennial border
Key ID Features:Leaves deeply-dissected, 1-2 pinnatifid, hairy, fern-like, aromatic (spicy), up to 25 cm long, divided into as many as 15 pairs of linear-lanceolate toothed segments; florets tiny, long-lasting, bright golden, in small heads that appear in dense, flattened plate-like compound corymbs, 4 - 10 cm wide.