Proven Winners® New Vintage™ Violet Yarrow

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Improved old-fashioned beauty, the New Vintage™ Violet Yarrow (Achillea millefolium 'Balvinviolet') features dreamy, deep violet-red blooms! Drought tolerant, tidy, and compact, this is a vivid plant that thrives in sun-soaked, dry locations with a dignified old-world resilience but with new and improved effortless beauty!

Light up your summer with the tiny violet-red blooms with their delicate creamy white centers. These flowers grow in brilliant clusters on dainty stems that allow them to bob and dance in the breeze. New Vintage™ is a Proven Winner® perennial and it reflowers very well for a Yarrow!

Butterflies, bees, and other pollinators find themselves drawn to these lovely clusters! Especially the native bees will adore these nectar and pollen-rich resources that provide food and beauty from summer til frost! You'll want to make sure you're prepared for all the winged visitors you'll receive. Get your camera ready and be ready to snap!

You won't just love the New Vintage™ Violet Yarrow's vibrant blossoms, its charming, aromatic foliage will also make you smile! This perennial plant's leaves are a deep green and fern-like. They are spritely and add outstanding contrast to the purple petals. Hardy throughout USDA planting zones 4 to 8, these brilliant vintage beauties grow 12-14 inches tall when in bloom, and spread to a lacy mound 10-12 inches wide.

Planting and Application:

Thriving in heat, humidity, and cold winters, these Perennials brighten your Cottage gardens, Perennial beds, and Rock Gardens! These showy petite flowers are simply gorgeous! Luckily, they hold their color through the summer weeks. Their vivid violets become richer and deeper as these flowers age. And the New Vintage™ Violet Yarrow's blooms make for beautiful Cutting Gardens and floral arrangements!

Use this vivid little plant in gardens as bright pink specimens and focal points or as frilly lacy edging throughout your sunny borders and walkways! Wonderful front-of-the-border accents and brilliant thrillers in containers and mixed planters on your sunny pool deck, porch or patio!

Plant this low-growing charmer throughout the sunny landscape! Either in a planter or in the ground, these are hardy plants that are also brown-thumb-proof! The exceptional coloring and its low-maintenance nature make Violet Yarrow the perfect border along your walkway or as a garden border.

It would look great as an accent beside a funky bird bath or nearby a garden bench. Tough enough for that hell strip along a road, sidewalk, pathway, or driveway! Saucy is also an integral part of a fire-wise landscaping plan! Hot sunny landscapes en masse or as single specimens, these brilliant bloomers light up your space with ease!

  • Clusters of Intensely Colored Red-Violet Blooms
  • Long-Lasting Blooms Attract Butterflies
  • Lovely Fern-Like Foliage
  • Compact & Tidy
  • Great Cut Flowers & Reblooms Well!
  • Containers, Borders, Edging, Specimens, Accent Groupings & En Masse

#ProPlantTips for Care:

Unlike other flowering ornamentals, this romantic plant doesn't require excess water or pristine soil. It thrives in less-than-amazing soil conditions and isn't quite as thirsty as most other plants. Grows best in full sun with well-drained low moisture soil. This drought-tolerant plant won't fade on you if you miss a watering.For their first year, provide regular moisture, but once established, your Yarrow can be drought-tolerant! Top the root system with a 3-4 inch deep layer of arborist mulch.

Deadhead spent flowers to encourage a rebloom. It is recommended you divide these perennials every 3-4 years in the spring and prune your mounds back each year in early spring before you see new growth. Attractive to butterflies, but pest, disease, deer and rabbit resistant, Yarrow are rugged little garden gems with a carefree attitude!

  • Performs in Heat & Full Sun
  • Drought Tolerant & Tolerates Dry Rocky Soil
  • Needs Well-Drained Sites
  • Moderate to Low Moisture Needs Once Established
  • Prune Early Spring
  • Rabbits & Deer Seldom Bother These Plants

The Proven Winner® New Vintage™ Violet Yarrow wins hearts over with its tenacious ability to thrive in hot dry conditions and vibrant, long-lasting blooms! You'll love the intense violet hues, and so will your neighborhood butterflies and other pollinators. Pick up yours now at! Order today, these popular plants will go fast!

Buying Options for Plants

Nature Hills sells a large variety of plants with several options available. Plants are offered in both potted containers and as dormant bare root without soil. Here is a helpful resource to understand your options as you create a beautiful landscape with help from Nature Hills.

Ever wonder what a larger plant will mean for your landscape? Container Sizes are really all about the age of the plant!

Seasonally, Nature Hills offers hand selected, high quality bare root trees, shrubs and perennials. Bare root plants are sold by height from the top of the root system to the top of the plant. Plants may be taller than the height minimums.

  • Popular sizes of select trees are 1 foot, 2 feet, 3 feet, etc.
  • Popular sizes of select bare root plants is 1 foot, 18 inches, etc.

Nature Hills Container Size by Volume

Keep in mind, specific varieties and different growing conditions can affect the rate at which plants grow. Variations in size may occur.

Young Plants to 18 Months
Size Volume
2"x2"x3" Ranges from .18 to .21 dry quarts / .198 to .23 dry liters in volume
4.5" Container Equal to .65 dry quart / .72 dry liter in volume
Sprinter Pot Equal to .63 dry quart / .69 dry liter in volume
4" Container Ranges from .31 to .87 / .35 to .96 dry liter in volume
6" Container Equal to 1.4 dry quarts / 1.59 dry liters in volume
1 Quart Equal to 1 dry quart / 1.1 dry liter in volume
5.5" Container Equal to 1.89 of a dry quart / 2.08 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x5" Ranges from .8 to 1.1 dry quarts / .88 to 1.2 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x6" Ranges from 1.0 to 1.3 dry quarts / 1.1 to 1.41 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x9" Ranges from 1.1 to 2.1 dry quarts / 1.2 to 2.3 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x10" Ranges from 1.7 to 2.3 dry quart / 1.87 to 2.53 dry liters in volume
Plants 18 Months - 2.5 Years Old
Size Volume
2 Quart Equal to 2 dry quarts / 2.2 dry liters in volume
#1 Container Ranges from 2.26 to 3.73 dry quarts / 2.49 to 4.11 dry liters in volume
5"x5"x12" Equal to 3.5 to 4.3 dry quarts / 3.85 to 4.74 dry liters in volume
Plants 2 - 4 Years Old
Size Volume
#2 Container Ranges from 1.19 to 1.76 dry gallons / 5.24 to 7.75 dry liters in volume
#3 Container Ranges from 2.32 to 2.76 dry gallons / 10.22 to 12.16 dry liters in volume
Plants 3 - 5 Years Old
Size Volume
#5 Container Ranges from 2.92 to 4.62 dry gallons / 12.86 to 20.35 dry liters in volume
#6 Container Ranges from 5.25 to 6.01 dry gallons / 23.12 to 26.42 dry liters in volume
#7 Container Ranges from 5.98 to 6.08 dry gallons / 26.34 to 26.78 dry liters in volume

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To obtain a more accurate shipment time-frame, simply enter your zip code in the “Find Your Growing Zone” box to the right. Our plants are grown all over the country and lead time on items may be different because of this. Once your order is placed, you will also receive the specific shipment time-frame information as part of your order confirmation. Once an item ships, you will receive shipment notification and tracking numbers, so you can follow along while your plant travels to your doorstep. We use FedEx, UPS, or USPS at our discretion.

Due to winter weather we have put a hold on shipping to the areas shown below in grey. You can still order now and we will ship the plant to you during an appropriate time for your zone.

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At Nature Hills we handle, package and ship the products you order with the utmost care to ensure healthy delivery. Shipping and handling charges are calculated based on the tables below. Please note that some items include an additional handling surcharge, these will be noted on the item's product page.

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0 - 19.99 24.99
20 - 49.99 29.99
50 - 69.99 34.99
70 - 99.99 39.99
100 - 129.99 44.99
130 - 149.99 48.99
150 - 150+ Approx 28%

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Proven Winners® New Vintage™ Violet Yarrow Is Suited to Grow in Zones 4-8
Growing Zones 4-8
More Information
Brand Nature Hills' Choice
Botanical Name Achillea millefolium 'Balvinviolet'
Type Perennial
Mature Height 12 - 14 inches
Mature Spread 10 - 12 inches
Sun Exposure Full Sun
Soil Well Drained
Moisture Medium to Low Once Established
Growth Rate Medium
Flower Color Violet
Foliage Perennial
Foliage Color Green
Pollinator Friendly Yes
Pruning Time Early Spring