Astilbe arendsii Amethyst

Perennial Spirea

$12.95 ea. (3+ discount) $12.50 ea.

In stock for Fall 2017

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Strong, lavender plumes of Astilbe Amethyst sway above lacy deep green foliage in profusion. Airy plumes in early summer move with the slightest breeze. Excellent fern-like foliage.

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

Details

Item Code: ASAM
Type: Perennials
Height: Medium 18-24"
Spacing: Plant 18" apart
Bloom Time: Early 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: Lavender
Accent: Lavender
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep

Features to Note

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

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. Dried heads can be left standing if desired or cut down at anytime. 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.