Achillea x kellereri

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Achillea x kellereri

Asteraceae

Life form: perennial

Exposure: sun   6

Moisture: dry

Arrangement: alternate
Leaves: evergreen

Shape: lanceolate

Division: simple

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 x kellereri is a perennial.

Naming

Taxonomy

Achillea x kellereri 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 reach heights of 15 to 20 centimetres.

Leaves

Achillea x kellereri is evergreen. The mid-green, simple leaves are alternate. They are lanceolate with pinnatifid margins.

Flowers and Fruits

Achillea x kellereri produces white many-stellate flowers from June to August.

The perennials produce achenes.

Root System

Distribution

Achillea x kellereri is native to : garden origin.

Cultivation

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

Classification after Prof. Dr. Sieber

  • rockeries

Uses

The recommended planting distance is 25 centimetres.

Maintenance and Propagation

Propagate by division.

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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