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Astilbe 'Color Flash'
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Plant Type: Perennials

An Astilbe with a new twist! Like other Astilbe, Color Flash starts the growing season with green leaves. Unlike others, the leaves change to various hues of burgundy, purple, gold and green. Produces 10″ tall pink flower spikes in early summer. Outstanding plant in a partial shade setting.

 


Growing & Maintenance Tips:

Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. For a neat appearance, remove old foliage before new leaves emerge. Divide clumps every 2 to 3 years in early spring.

Flower Color

Soft pink

Foliage Color

Green changing to shades of burgundy
purple, gold and green

Plant Spread

18-20 in

Good Companions

Plant Height

6-10 in.

Scape Height

Hardness Zone

4-8

Soil Moisture

Wet to constantly moist well-drained soil


Characteristics & Attributes

Attributes

Border, Container, Edging, Shaded perennial garden, Showy flowers, Dramatic foliage color

Bloom Time

Late spring to early summer

Critter Resistance

Exposure

Part to full shade

Growth Rate

Medium

Seasonal Interests

All summer showy foliage