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ACHILLEA sibirica 'Stephanie Cohen'

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Stephanie Cohen

Family

Asteraceae

Botanical Name

ACHILLEA sibirica 'Stephanie Cohen'

Plant Common Name

Siberian Yarrow

Special Notice

This entry has yet to be reviewed and approved by L2G editors.

General Description

This cultivar, 'Stephanie Cohen,' is a hardy perennial that differs from its parent, Achillea sibirica,in the color of its flower petals, which is a bluish pink. The flowers have yellow centers and are borne in a loose cluster at the top of a single stem. Theleaves are narrow and minutely saw-toothed, unlike the ferny leaves of many species of Achillea. Flowering runs through summer and into early fall.

Like the species, 'Stephanie Cohen' prefers full or partial sun on well-drained moist soil. For a yarrow, it is mid-sized and restrained in spread. Group several plants to make a show in a perennial bed or mixed border.

Characteristics

  • AHS Heat Zone

    8 - 1

  • USDA Hardiness Zone

    3 - 8

  • Plant Type

    Perennial

  • Sun Exposure

    Full Sun, Partial Sun, Partial Shade

  • Height

    12"-20" / 30.5cm - 50.8cm (15)

  • Width

    6"-10" / 15.2cm - 25.4cm (8)

  • Bloom Time

    Early Summer, Summer, Late Summer

  • Native To

    North-Central United States, Alaska, Northern Europe, Russia/Siberia

Growing Conditions

  • Soil pH

    Acidic, Neutral, Alkaline

  • Soil Drainage

    Well Drained

  • Soil type

    Clay, Loam, Sand

  • Growth Rate

    Medium

  • Water Requirements

    Average Water

  • Habit

    Upright/Erect

  • Seasonal Interest

    Summer, Fall

Ornamental Features

  • Flower Interest

    Showy

  • Flower Color

    Pink

  • Foliage Color (Spring)

    Green, Dark Green

  • Foliage Color (Summer)

    Green, Dark Green

  • Foliage Color (Fall)

    Green, Dark Green

  • Fragrant Flowers

    No

  • Fragrant Fruit

    No

  • Fragrant Foliage

    No

  • Bark or Stem Fragrant

    No

  • Flower Petal Number

    Single

  • Repeat Bloomer

    No

  • Showy Fruit

    No

  • Edible Fruit

    No

  • Showy Foliage

    No

  • Foliage Texture

    Fine

  • Foliage Sheen

    Glossy

  • Evergreen

    No

  • Showy Bark

    No

Special Characteristics

  • Usage

    Dried Flower / Everlasting, Alpine, Cutflower, Feature Plant, Mixed Border, Rock Garden / Wall, Wildflower

  • Sharp or Has Thorns

    No

  • Invasive

    No

  • Self-Sowing

    No