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Achillea ‘Feuerland’

Yarrow 'Feuerland'

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Features

  • BloomsJune to September
  • Height0.1m to 1m
  • Spread0.45m
  • Speed of GrowthModerate
  • Growth HabitStalked clump
  • Flower ColourRed-orange with yellow centres
  • Leaf ColourSilver green

Description

Achillea ‘Feuerland’ (Yarrow 'Feuerland'). This Yarrow has red flat corymbs with golden centres, which fade to apricot-orange as they mature.

Characteristics

Perennial, Deciduous, Herbaceous

Other common names

Yarrow 'Land of Fire'

Origin

N. Hemisphere.

The name Achillea is said to derive from the fact that Achilles, pupil of the centaur Chiron, used it in medicine.

Interest and use

Grown for their flowers

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilWell drained
  • Soil pH6.0 to 8.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

Cultivation

They are fully hardy and will tolerate most soils but grow well in a sunny, well drained soil. The taller species and cultivars will need staking. Tall species and cultivars need staking.

Propagation

Divide plants in the spring.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Powdery mildew is common and aphids may be a problem.

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