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Astilbe x arendsii August Light

Perennial Spirea

Type: Perennials
Height: Medium 28" (Plant 18-24" apart)
Bloom Time: Mid-Summer to Late Summer
Sun-Shade: Half Sun/ Half Shade to Full Shade
Zones: 4-8   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal, Clay, Acidic
Flower / Accent: Red / Red
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep

Brilliant and beautiful! Blooming later than most Astilbe, the dense scarlet red plumes of August Light unveil their lush appearance in mid-summer. New foliage, lacy and elegant, emerges in spring tinted red.

Astilbe are mainstays of shade and woodland gardens. They combine well with other moisture loving plants like Brunnera, Ligularia, Lobelia and Hosta.

Features to Note:

  • Rabbit Resistant
  • Deer Resistant
  • Wet Site Tolerant
  • Attracts Hummingbirds

Astilbe General Information:

Astilbe lend a refined grace to perennial borders. Perfect for the shade garden along with Hostas and Ferns. Lush deeply cut foliage is attractive for the entire season and is colored from green to bronze. Effective anywhere with rich moist soil and partial shade.

Astilbe Plant Care:

Low care. Needs moisture during dry spells. Best to clean up in the spring as seedheads are attractive. Can be divided every 3-5 years in early spring. Cut through woody crowns to separate eyes to form additional plants. Add fertilizer or compost if desired when planting or moving and in late fall to winter.

$11.95 ea.
(3+) $11.50 ea.
Ships: Fall 2016
Plant Code: ASAL