Achillea 'Firefly Peach Sky' Description
Luscious new color gives a whole new look to this perennial favorite! 'Firefly Peach Sky' is a fab new yarrow (Achillea sp.) from Proven Winners that's going to make the perfect mate for so many colors in your garden. Imagine it paired with the vivid purples and blue of salvia, the soft swish of ornamental grass, or presiding over a group of succulent sedums. Straight, sturdy flower stalks are a bit taller than other yarrow, ensuring a stunning display in the garden or in a vase.
Success with Firefly yarrow is simple. Just plant it in a sunny, dry spot and enjoy! It is unbothered by deer or rabbits and shrugs off hot, dry conditions. Flowers are nice in arrangements, both fresh and dried. Soft ferny foliage brings a unique texture to the garden.
Special features: Attracts butterflies, attracts pollinators, heat tolerant, deer resistant, rabbit resistant, long blooming, cut flower, dried flower
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- Botanical name:
Achillea 'Firefly Peach Sky'
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- Zone: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
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- Ship form:
1 Quart Pots
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- Height x width:
32-36" x 28-32"
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- Bloom season:
Edging, Flower gardens, Wildlife gardens, Native plant gardens
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- Patent #:PPAF
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Soil: Thrives in any well-drained, even dry, soil.
Light: Full sun (6+ hrs/day)
Water: average to low soil moisture. Avoid moist or wet soils, which can lead to weak growth and rot.
Spacing: 2-3 feet
Fertilizing: Not required or recommended. Overly fertile soils or conditions encourage floppy growth.
Winterizing: No special winter requirements; dry conditions in winter are preferred.
Maintenance & pruning: Plant can be cut back after its first early summer bloom for a flush of fresh growth as with other yarrow. However, this is not strictly necessary, as this improved selection continues to bloom without the customary trim.
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