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Astilbe arendsii Rhythm and Blues

Music Series

Perennial Spirea

$15.95 ea. (3+ discount) $15.50 ea.

In stock for Spring 2018

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Plant Code: ASRB

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From the Music Series, the summer performance of bright raspberry-pink plumes is pleasing to the eye and ‘soul’. The large plumes and good heat tolerance deserve a standing ovation! Blooms early/mid summer.

Astilbe lend a refined grace to perennial borders and are considered essential to the shade garden. Perennial Spirea produce stunning plume-like flowers that move with the slightest breeze. Plants display lush deeply-cut green to bronze foliage that remains attractive for the entire growing season. Deer resistant.

Details

Type: Perennials
Height: Medium 24-28"
Spacing: Plant 18" apart
Bloom Time: Early Summer to Mid-Summer
Sun-Shade: Half Sun/ Half Shade to Full Shade
Zones: 4-8   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal, Clay, Acidic
Flower: Pink
Accent: Pink
Patent: PP#14,846
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep

Features to Note

  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Deer Resistant
  • Attracts Hummingbirds
  • Blooms for 4 Weeks or More
  • Rabbit Resistant
  • Wet Site Tolerant
  • Winter Interest

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.