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Achillea millefolium ‘Fire King’

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This rhizomatous, mat-forming, upright, aggressive perennial produces strong red flowers in flat corymbs in summer atop finely-textured, aromatic foliage.

CareProvide well-drained soil in full sun. Will tolerate light shade but flowers will be diminished and plants may flop.

PropagationSow seed in situ or divide plant in spring. Divide regularly to maintain vigor

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
  • Tolerance : Drought Tolerant
  • Moisture : Dry to Medium
  • Growth Rate : Fast
  • Characteristics : Fragrant Foliage, Showy Foliage
  • Light : Full Sun
  • Maintenance : Low
  • Plant Type : Perennials
  • Flower Color : Red
  • Bloom Time : Summer
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