Astilbe japonica Peach Blossom

Perennial Spirea

Type: Perennials
Height: Medium 20" (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 / Accent: Pink / Pink
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep

Airy plumes of light peach with a hint of pink in summer move with the slightest breeze. If trying Astilbes in sun, Peach Blossom is the one most tolerant of dry conditions. Fern-like and lacy the foliage is vivid green. Works well in a border or in mass planting.

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
  • Winter Interest
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Wet Site Tolerant
  • Rabbit Resistant
  • Attracts Hummingbirds
  • Blooms for 4 Weeks or More
  • Web Exclusive
  • Tried & True / Good for Beginners

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.

$11.95 ea.
(3+) $11.50 ea.
Ships: Spring 2017
Plant Code: ASPB