Achillea sibirica

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Achillea sibirica Ledeb.

Asteraceae

Life form: perennial

Exposure: sun   6

Moisture: moderately moist bis Moisture: moist

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: not specified

Taxonomy

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

Achillea sibirica is a perennial.

Naming

René Louiche Desfontaines already described Achillea sibirica but the name was validly published by Luigi Colla in 1834.

Taxonomy

Achillea sibirica 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

Achillea sibirica - flowers

Growth

The perennials reach heights of 30 to 90 centimetres.

Leaves

Achillea sibirica has alternate leaves.

Flowers and Fruits

Achillea sibirica produces pink many-stellate flowers from July to September.

The perennials produce achenes.

Root System

Distribution

Achillea sibirica is native to Alaska, Canada, the Kamtschatka Peninsula, East Siberia, Japan, Korea, Manchuria, China and Sakhalin.

Cultivation

The perennials prefer a sunny situation on fresh to moist soil. They tolerate temperatures down to -23°C (USDA zone 6).

Uses

Suited as cut flowers.

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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