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botanical name:
Achillea millifolium 'Red Velvet'
Achillea millifolium 'Red Velvet' © Deeproot Plant Base    view larger image
common name:  Yarrow, Milfoil
family:  Asteraceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 0.75m
width: 0.60m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: clump
leaf colour: grey-green
flower colour: red
main season: Summer
medicinal symbol medicinal
aspect: full sun
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -39°C
USDA zone: 3 to 8
Ferny grey-green foliage and flattened heads of dark rosy-red flowers from June to Sept. One of the best red flowered forms that keeps its colour well.

Any well drained soil in full sun. Cut back to ground level in autumn.

By division of clumps in early spring.

other notes:
Raised in Holland.

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