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Achillea millefolium 'Fire King'

Yarrow

One of the hardiest, least-demanding perennials for hot and dry locations, Achillea's flattish flower clusters bloom generously in many colors and provide excellent cut and dried flowers. Fire retardant and somewhat drought-tolerant once established they need full sun, but tolerate most soils with good drainage. Their gray-green leaves are aromatic. Do not over-water or over-fertilize, as plants grow weak stems that make poor dried flowers. Deadhead to encourage further bloom. Start from seed or division.
Achillea millefolium, Yarrow
Given extra care while first taking root, this plant will thrive in the toughest hot and dry spots. Its dark crimson flowers are richer than Cerise Queen's.

Attributes - Achillea millefolium 'Fire King'

Plant Type: Perennial

Bloom Season: Early Summer through Early Fall

Flower Color: Red

Foliage: Semi-Deciduous

Height: 2 ft. to 2 ft. 6 in.

Width: 2 ft.

Sunlight: Full Sun

Climate: Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10

Notes: Thrives in Dry Climates. Cut Flowers, Drought Tolerant, Long Blooming, Low Maintenance, Showy Flowers.

Related Plants

Achillea x 'Coronation Gold', Achillea x 'Galaxy Hybrids', Achillea x 'Heidi', Achillea x 'Moonshine', Achillea filipendulina, Achillea millefolium, Achillea millefolium 'Apple Blossom', Achillea millefolium 'Lilac Beauty', Achillea millefolium 'New White', Achillea millefolium 'Paprika', Achillea millefolium 'Summer Pastels', Achillea ptarmica, Achillea ptarmica 'The Pearl', Achillea x taygetea, Achillea tomentosa 'King Edward VIII'
 
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