Achillea x lewisii

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Achillea x lewisii Ingw.

Asteraceae

Life form: perennial

Exposure: sun   5

Arrangement: alternate
Leaves:

Shape: not specified

Division: not specified

Shape: many-stellate
Fruit: achene

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Inflorescence: not specified

Petals: not specified
Habit: not specified

Growth form: cushion- or mound-forming

Taxonomy

Divisio:
Magnoliophyta
Subdivisio:
Magnoliophytina
Classis:
Rosopsida
Subclassis:
Asteridae
Superordo:
Asteranae
Ordo:
Asterales
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Achillea x lewisii is a perennial.

Contents

Naming

Taxonomy

Achillea x lewisii is a species in the genus Achillea which contains approximately 171 to 348 species and belongs to the family of the Asteraceae (Aster Family). The type species of the genus is Achillea millefolium.

Characteristics

Growth

The perennials have a pulvinate (cushion-formig) habit and reach heights of 8 to 12 centimetres.

Leaves

Achillea x lewisii has mid-green leaves that are alternate.

Flowers and Fruits

Achillea x lewisii produces ligth-yellow many-stellate flowers.

The perennials produce achenes.

Root System

Distribution

Achillea x lewisii is native to : garden origin.

Cultivation

The perennials prefer a sunny situation. They tolerate temperatures down to -29°C (USDA zone 5).

Uses

Maintenance and Propagation

Cultivars

Pests and Diseases

Literature

  • Walter Erhardt, Erich Götz, Nils Bödeker, Siegmund Seybold: Der große Zander. Eugen Ulmer KG, Stuttgart 2008, ISBN 978-3-8001-5406-7. (Ger.)
  • Christoper Brickell (Editor-in-chief): RHS A-Z Encyclopedia of Garden Plants. Third edition. Dorling Kindersley, London 2003, ISBN 0-7513-3738-2.

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