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Achillea millefolium

ah-KILL-lee-ah mil-lih-FOE-lee-um

This rhizomic, mat-forming and aggressive perennial frows to 2 feet tall and wide with ferny, finely-textured, green foliage. Flowers are produced in flat corymbs in early to late summer.

Noteworthy CharacteristicsNaturalizing wildflower with numerous improved cultivars. Fairly vigorous, tough plant.

CareProvide well-drained soil in full sun. Divide regularly to maintain vigor.

PropagationSow seed in situ or divide plant in spring.

ProblemsAphids, powdery mildew, rust.

  • Genus : Achillea
  • Plant Height : 1 to 3 feet
  • Plant Width : 1 to 3 feet
  • Zones : 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
  • Moisture : Dry to Medium
  • Bloom Time : Early Summer, Late Spring, Spring, Summer
  • Growth Rate : Fast
  • Light : Full Sun
  • Maintenance : Low
  • Plant Type : Perennials
  • Flower Color : Pink, Red
  • Plant Seasonal Interest : Spring Interest
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  1. user-7007802 09/07/2015

    Perfect in the cottage garden! It's never been attack by any problem.

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