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Achillea PENHOW® ‘Heartthrob’

Achillea millefolium

Achillea millefolium PENHOW® ‘Heartthrob’– soft fernlike foliage with deep velvet red flowers. Colorfast bright red blooms. Compact well-branched habit. Heat and drought tolerant

Description / Plant Notes:

  • USDA Zone 3 (-40°F or -40°C)
  • Large and colorfast bright red blooms held high on strong stems
  • Well-drained soil in full sun. Trim back spent blooms to encourage new growth & repeat fall blooming. It also responds well to being cut back to basal foliage.

Patent Status: PP 32,089

PK Sheet
USDA Zone: 3 - 9
Height: 12 to 18-inches
30 to 46-centimeters
Spread: 10 to 14-inches
25 to 36-centimeters
Seasons: Early Summer, Summer, Late Summer, Autumn
Flower Colors: Red
Foliage Colors: Green
Light Levels: Full-Sun
Growth Habit: Compact-mounded
Usage: Container Gardens, Containers, Cut Flowers, Garden border, Gardens, Landscapes, Mass landscape planting, Pollinator Plant, Pots
Patent Status: PP 32,089
Origin: United Kingdom

Grower Culture

Media: Well-draining media
pH: 5.5pH to 6.2pH
Fertilization: Medium | 150 ppm
Light: High
Water: Well-Drained to Moderate
Growing Temp Day: 60°F to 70°F | 16°C to 16°C
Growing Temp Night: 55°F to 65°F | 13°C to 13°C
Crop Timing from Rooted Liners:
4-inch: 6 to 8-weeks with 1 ppp
1-gallon: 12 to 14-weeks with 1 ppp
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in the Collection:
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Diascia PENHOW® Little Dreamer
Diascia PENHOW® Little Drifter
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Nemesia PENHOW® AROMA YELLOWS™ ‘Plums & Custard’
Nemesia PENHOW® AROMA YELLOWS™ ’Rhubarb & Custard’