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Astilbe chinensis Maggie Daley

Perennial Spirea

Type: Perennials
Height: Medium 28" (Plant 16-20" 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: Lavender / Lavender
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep

Highlighted against glossy dark green lacy foliage, the profusion of narrow lavender-purple plumes are dense and fuzzy. This tough variety blooms later, mid to late summer, and will tolerate drier conditions than most.

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:

  • Deer Resistant
  • Good for Dried Flowers
  • Rabbit Resistant
  • 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. 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.

$12.95 ea.
(3+) $12.50 ea.
Ships: Fall 2016
Plant Code: ASMD