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Achillea – Firefly Amethyst

Garden Height
18 - 22
32 - 36
32 - 36
Container Role
Flower Size
Flower Colors
Light Level
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Attracts: Bees, Butterflies

Resists: Deer, Rabbits

Drought Tolerant

Salt Tolerant

Maintenance Notes
Easy to grow in full sun and well-drained soil. Avoid planting in rich soil. Once flowers have faded, cut plant back by half.

Maintenance Category Easy

Water Category Average

Bloom Time

Flower Form Border Plant, Cut Flower, Dried Flower, Mass Planting

Soil Fertility Average Soil, Poor Soil

Soil PH Category Acidic Soil, Neutral Soil

pH B - pH 5.8 - 6.2

EC (2:1 Extraction Method) 0.6 - 0.9

Fertilization 100 - 150

Light Requirements High

Water Requirements Dry to Moderate

Rooting Out Temperature 65 - 72° Fahrenheit

Growing On Temperature 55 - 65° Fahrenheit

Holding Temperature 40 - 50° Fahrenheit

Planting and Timing Information

Early Spring through Fall Finish. Standard PPP.

Finishing Times [weeks]
4-5" and Quart Pot : 6-8
6" and Gallon Pot : 8-10
7-9" Pot : 8-10
10-12" and Two Gallon Pot : 10-12

Pinching and Growth Regulators

Pinch 1-2 times: soft pinch at liner planting & again 4 weeks later to maintain even growth.

Pest and Disease Management

General pest and disease practices as listed in notes.

Grower Tips

Do not over fertilize.

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