Plant Type: Perennials
Raspberry pink plumes are sweetly fragrant with a dense, pyramidal shape. Large, clear green leaves with a coarse texture form a robust clump. Excellent for cutting. Also thrives in tubs, or mixed containers. One of the most sun-tolerant selections, particularly in regions with cool summers.
Growing & Maintenance Tips:
Seed heads may be removed, or left on the plant for winter interest. Plants should be divided every 2 to 3 years, in early spring. Astilbe are a popular choice for shady gardens where they perform well if given a rich, moist soil and regular watering.
Plant Spread12-18 in.
Plant Height16-18 in.
Soil MoistureAverage to moist water needs
Characteristics & Attributes
Accent, Border, Container, Cut flower or foliage, Edging, Mass Plant, Specimen, Waterside, Woodland
Bloom TimeMid to late summer
Critter ResistanceDeer and rabbit resistant
ExposureMid to late summer