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Achillea 'Terracotta'

Plants in this genus are low-growing mats to medium-sized perennials found in mountainous regions and grasslands. Most have green to grey aromatic, deeply cut leaves. Inflorescences form 3- to 5-inch flat clusters in summer and autumn.

Noteworthy CharacteristicsFern-like foliage is often aromatic. Appropriate plants for rock or wildflower gardens. Tall varieties are good for cut flowers and for drying.

CareMost plants in this genus will tolerate a wide range of soils, assuming they are moist and well-drained and in full sun. Achillea dislikes damp locations. Divide regularly to maintain vigor.

PropagationSow seed in situ or divide plants in spring.

ProblemsAphids, powdery mildew, rust.

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