Achillea aegyptiaca L.

Egyptian Yarrow

Family: Compositae

Genus: Achillea

Category: Perennial

Zones: 3 to 8

Size: To 2' tall and wide

Growth Rate: Moderate

Exposure: Sun, Filtered Sun, Part Shade


Deeply dissected, grey-green leaves. Clumping, upright form. Yellow flowers in summer.


Published in Sp. Pl. 2: 900 in 1753.

Achillea aegyptiaca var. taygetea = synonym for A. taygetea. Some sources also list it as a synonym of A. aegyptiaca.


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