Achillea x kolbiana

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Achillea x kolbiana

Asteraceae

Life form: perennial

Exposure: sun   6

Moisture: dry bis Moisture: moderately moist

Arrangement: alternate
Leaves: evergreen

Shape: linear

Division: imparipinnate

Shape: many-stellate
Fruit: achene

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Inflorescence: umbel

Petals: not specified
Habit: not specified

Growth form: mat-forming

Taxonomy

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

Achillea x kolbiana is a perennial.

Naming

Taxonomy

Achillea x kolbiana 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 mat-forming habit and reach heights of 10 to 15 centimetres.

Leaves

Achillea x kolbiana is evergreen. The yellow-green, imparipinnate leaves are alternate. The leaflets are linear.

Flowers and Fruits

Achillea x kolbiana produces umbels of white many-stellate flowers from June to August.

The perennials produce achenes.

Root System

Distribution

Achillea x kolbiana is native to : garden origin.

Cultivation

The perennials prefer a sunny situation on dry to moderately moist soil. The substrate should have a pH between 6,5 and 7,5. They tolerate temperatures down to -23°C (USDA zone 6).

Tolerance of special soil conditions

  • none: waterlogging, winter dampness

Uses

The recommended planting distance is 20 to 30 centimetres, the perennials are best planted in groups of 3 to 5.

Maintenance and Propagation

The plants need little to no maintenance if grown under suitable conditions.


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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