As with many yarrows this one changes in tones as the flowers age. Beginning with bright cherry red the flowers eventually fade to a lighter pink. Lovely with pink Lychnis 'Jenny' and Geranium psilostemon, or toned down with Nepeta 'Six Hills Giant' or Campanula poscharskyana.
Europe and Western Russia
Meadows, pastures, lawns, and other open places on all but the poorest soils.