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PlantFiles: Greek Yarrow, Balkan Yarrow
Achillea ageratifolia

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Family: Asteraceae (ass-ter-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Achillea (ak-ih-LEE-a) (Info)
Species: ageratifolia (ad-jur-rat-ih-FOH-lee-uh) (Info)

Synonym:Achillea serbica

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Category:
Alpines and Rock Gardens
Groundcovers
Perennials

Height:
under 6 in. (15 cm)

Spacing:
15-18 in. (38-45 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 3a: to -39.9 C (-40 F)
USDA Zone 3b: to -37.2 C (-35 F)
USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 C (-30 F)
USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 C (-25 F)
USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)
USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
N/A

Bloom Color:
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer
Mid Summer

Foliage:
Evergreen

Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping
This plant is resistant to deer

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
By dividing the rootball
From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall
From seed; winter sow in vented containers, coldframe or unheated greenhouse
From seed; sow indoors before last frost

Seed Collecting:
Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds
Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored

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Profile:

2 positives
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Neutral saya On Feb 1, 2008, saya from Heerlen
Netherlands (Zone 8b) wrote:

This small alpine yarrow has received AGM in 1993.

Positive pokerboy On Mar 24, 2005, pokerboy from Canberra
Australia (Zone 8b) wrote:

This is another very low flowering achillea. pokerboy.

Positive patternmaker On Jun 2, 2004, patternmaker from Oklahoma City, OK wrote:

Great plant for the rock garden. Thrives in full sun in Oklahoma!

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Boise, Idaho
Petersburg, Indiana
Chiloquin, Oregon
Gold Hill, Oregon
Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania



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