Astilbe chinensis Visions

Visions Series

Perennial Spirea

Type: Perennials
Height: Short 14-16" (Plant 18" 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: Pink / Pink
Patent: Pending
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep

Raspberry-pink plumes bloom in mid-summer on dwarf, graceful, fern-like mounds of bronze-green sharply toothed leaves. Astilbe Visions offers a cool color contrast to containers or when placed en masse in the front of the perennial border. Vision Series varieties are more drought tolerant.

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
  • Rabbit Resistant
  • Deer Resistant
  • Wet Site Tolerant
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Attracts Hummingbirds
  • Web Exclusive

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.

$12.95 ea.
(3+) $12.50 ea.
Ships: Spring 2017
Plant Code: ASVI