Plant Type: Perennials
This superb hybrid with elegant, lavender blossoms represents a color breakthrough for astilbes. Feathery plumes appear for up to four weeks in early to midsummer, and move airily above the foliage with the slightest breeze. Delicate, fern-like foliage is ornamental in its own right.
Growing & Maintenance Tips:
Water well in dry hot summer - does not like to dry out. Easy to grow, tough and hardy, Astilbe are now a mainstay in all good perennial gardens. Native to the far east, these beautiful plants and their hybrids have revolutionized the perennial possibilities of moist, shaded American gardens.
Foliage ColorGreen shades
Plant Spread18-24 in.
Plant with Ferns or Impatiens.
Plant Height20-24 in.
Soil MoistureAverage to wet water needs
Characteristics & Attributes
Border, Edging, Container, Cut or dried flower, Shade perennial garden, Showy flowers
Bloom TimeJune to August
Critter ResistanceDeer and rabbit resistant
ExposureFull to part shade