I planted this perennial yellow Achillea (the cultivar is either 'Coronation Gold' or 'Gold Plate') several decades ago and it has lived through storms, drought, heat and humidity. It grows in a well-behaved clump 3 to 4 feet tall, depending on the amount of rain, and its stems and leaves are pleasantly aromatic. The stems are stiff and hold up fairly well in heavy storms. The origination seems to be the Caucasus. The parent plant, A. filipendula, is recommended in an 1884 gardening book by John Wood, "Hardy Perennials and Old-fashioned Flowers" (found online via Project Gutenberg). I love it. The light green fern-like leaves appear early in Spring, followed by the mustard yellow flowers. This image was taken July 25; the flower corymbs are now brown.
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