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Astilbe x arendsii

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ah-STIL-bee BY ar-END-see-eye
Description

Many cultivars have been selected, with thousands of tiny flowers arranged in plume-like panicles at the tops of the plants.  Does well planted in wet sites.  Divide plants in spring or fall.  Prefers moist and fertile soil.

Cultivars:
  • 'Amethyst'
    Hot pink flowers
  • 'Fanal'
    Red flowers
  • 'Radius'
    Pink flowers
Tags:
#red#white#pink#sun#partial shade#summer#perennial#wet sites#cpp
Cultivars:
  • 'Amethyst'
    Hot pink flowers
  • 'Fanal'
    Red flowers
  • 'Radius'
    Pink flowers
Tags:
#red#white#pink#sun#partial shade#summer#perennial#wet sites#cpp
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Astilbe
    Family:
    Saxifragaceae
    Recommended Propagation Strategy:
    Division
    Seed
    Country Or Region Of Origin:
    Asia, hybrid origin
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Perennial
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
    Partial Shade (Direct sunlight only part of the day, 2-6 hours)
    Soil Texture:
    High Organic Matter
    NC Region:
    Coastal
    Mountains
    Piedmont
    Usda Plant Hardiness Zone:
    4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Gold/Yellow
    Pink
    Red/Burgundy
    White
  • Leaves:
    Hairs Present:
    No
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Resistance To Challenges:
    Wet Soil