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Achillea 'Oertel's Rose'

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Family: Asteraceae (ass-ter-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Achillea (ak-ih-LEE-a) (Info)
Cultivar: Oertel's Rose

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Category:
Perennials

Height:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:
18-24 in. (45-60 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)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
N/A

Bloom Color:
Pale Pink
Pink

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer
Mid Summer
Late Summer/Early Fall

Foliage:
Herbaceous

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

Soil pH requirements:
5.1 to 5.5 (strongly acidic)
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
By dividing the rootball
From seed; sow indoors before last frost
From seed; direct sow after last frost

Seed Collecting:
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral berrygirl On Mar 18, 2007, berrygirl from Braselton, GA (Zone 7b) wrote:

Med. 28" - Plant 14" apart. zone 3-9 - A strong grower with vibrant pink heads that mature to rose-pink, then slowly fade to near white. Deep green ferny foliage.

General Information
Achillea hybrids flower from summer to early fall. Irresistible to butterflies. Excellent fresh cut flowers or dried. Tolerant of drought, wind and heat. Grows well in almost any soil type. Spreads to fill in, so give them room.

Regional...

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

Athens, Georgia
Cordele, Georgia
Lake In The Hills, Illinois
Colesville, Maryland
Elizabeth City, North Carolina
Lawnton, Pennsylvania
Osceola Mills, Pennsylvania
Knoxville, Tennessee
Brookside Village, Texas
Spooner, Wisconsin
West Bend, Wisconsin



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