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Achillea 'Fanal'


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Key information

Plant type

Hardy perennial

Flower colour



Flowers, Attractive to wildlife



Skill level


Achillea 'Fanal'

Plant details

Previously known as 'The Beacon', this attractive perennial blooms in early summer. The flowers are bright red, with yellow eyes, when they first open and fade with age. Easy to grow, it enjoys a sunny spot in moist but well-drained soil. Be careful when handling the foliage as it may irritate the skin. To propagate, divide plants in spring.

Family: Asteraceae

Genus: Achillea

Cultivar: Fanal

Plant type: Hardy perennial

Flower colour: Red

Foliage colour: Grey

Feature: Flowers, Attractive to wildlife

Sun exposure: Full sun

Soil: Well-drained/light, Moist, Sandy

Hardiness: Hardy

Skill level: Beginner

Height: 75cm

Spread: 60cm

Time to divide plants: March to April

Reader reviews


Dear gardeners world I had a beautiful Achillea fanal two years ago
Which I planted in a south facing semi shade position.
It was growing quite happily through the season but unfortunately It
Did not come back the following year .I also understand that they are Hardy plants.
I Have good sandy loam lots of organic matter ,could you please tell me if this is common, kindest regards, Duxfordwing .

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