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Achillea millefolium 'Pomegranate'


Achillea  'Pomegranate' USPP #20763
Series:Tutti Frutti
Common Name:Yarrow
Family Name:Asteraceae
Compact, mounding habit, that is very heat and humidity tolerant. Full of colors that are long blooming and that are slow to fade, making it an excellent choice to use for containers.

Growing

Pot Size:
6" (15 cm), 8" (20 cm)
Schedule:
C, G
Vernalization:
VB
Finish Time:
9-12 wks
Light:
Sun
USDA Hardiness Zone:
4, 5, 6, 7, 8
AHS Heat Zone:
9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1

Appearance

Blooming Time:
Summer
Flower Color:
Red
Foliage Color:
Green
Flowering Container Height:
23" (57 cm)
Garden Height:
29" (74 cm)
Garden Width:
28" (71 cm)

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Availability


Produced From:
Vegetatively propagated (VEG)
Royalty Required:
Yes
Tag Required:
Yes
Product Form:
128-Cell Tray, 72-Cell Tray, 72 Vernalized Cell Tray, 50 Vernalized Cell Tray, 30-Cell Tray, 30 Vernalized Cell Tray


Description

Tutti Frutti series varieties offer consistent shape and size for easy cropping, logical grouping, and natural "sell-along" retail positioning. Excellent summer outdoor pot crop production. 'Pomegranate' has rich velvety red flowers which are a prized color to the perennial gardener. Outstanding compact, sturdy and full habit. Excellent flowering uniformity. Long blooming period, mid-June through July Foliage is reliably robust and disease-resistant even in hot, sticky summers. Comes to Must Have Perennials® from Takii (from Sahin breeding).

Uses:
Middle Border, Back Border, Rock Garden, Container
Attributes:
Attracts Butterflies, Cut Flower, Dried Flower, Fragrant Foliage, Long Blooming, Sunny and Dry Locations, Deer Resistant

Growing Advice

See technical guide for full details.