Achillea filipendulina

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Achillea filipendulina Lam.

Asteraceae

Life form: perennial

Exposure: sun   3

Arrangement: alternate
Leaves: evergreen

Shape: elliptic

Division: bipinnate

Shape: many-stellate
Fruit: achene

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Inflorescence: not specified

Petals: not specified
Habit: not specified

Growth form: clump-forming

Taxonomy

Divisio:
Magnoliophyta
Subdivisio:
Magnoliophytina
Classis:
Rosopsida
Subclassis:
Asteridae
Superordo:
Asteranae
Ordo:
Asterales

Achillea filipendulina is a perennial.

Naming

Achillea filipendulina was described by Jean-Baptiste Pierre Antoine de Monet de Lamarck in 1783. The name is considered as validly published.

Taxonomy

Achillea filipendulina 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 clumpforming habit and reach heights of 1 to 1,2 metres.

Leaves

Achillea filipendulina is evergreen. The mid-green, bipinnate leaves are alternate. The leaflets are elliptic.

Flowers and Fruits

Achillea filipendulina produces yellow many-stellate flowers from July to September.

The perennials produce achenes.

Root System

Distribution

Achillea filipendulina is native to Turkey, Iran, Afghanistan, the Caucasus and Central Asia.

Cultivation

The perennials prefer a sunny situation. They tolerate temperatures down to -40°C (USDA zone 3).

Uses

Suited as cut flowers and as bee pasture.

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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