Astilbe chinensis 'Vision in Red'
Common Name: False goatsbeard
Cultivar: 'Vision in Red'
Growth Rate: Fast growing
Features: Suitable for growing in containers
|Hardiness: Hardy||Height: 0.45 m (45 cm)|
|Sun/Shade: Full sun or Partial shade||Spread: 0.30 m (30 cm)|
|Foliage Type: Deciduous||Flower Colour: Pink, Red|
|Foliage Colour: Green||Flowering Period: July & August|
Soil Type: Normal/Loam or Clay/Heavy
Soil Moisture: Moist, but well drained
Dense spires of tiny red;flowers appear in midsummer above a neat mound of shiny serrated green leaves. This astilbe is ideal for a moist bog garden or water's edge but it will also do well in containers if it is kept well watered. This cultivar has long-lasting flowers and will grow in full sun. In drier soils it will need to be in a shady spot.
- Garden care: Newly planted astilbes need to be well watered until they are established. Lift and divide large clumps every three or four years discarding old woody rhizomes.
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