Astilbe thunbergii Ostrich Plume

Perennial Spirea

Type: Perennials
Height: Medium 30" (Plant 18" apart)
Bloom Time: Early Summer
Sun-Shade: Half Sun/ Half Shade to Full Shade
Zones: 4-8   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal, Clay, Acidic
Flower / Accent: Pink / Pink
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep

Astilbe Ostrich Plume makes a statement with its stunning pink weeping panicles on arching stems. Lush, deeply cut dark green foliage is attractive for the entire season. Young foliage may be tinged with bronze. Airy plumes in summer move with the slightest breeze.

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:

  • Winter Interest
  • Deer Resistant
  • Wet Site Tolerant
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Rabbit Resistant
  • 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. 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.

$13.95 ea.
(3+) $13.50 ea.
Ships: Spring 2017
Plant Code: ASOP