Astilbe chinensis ‘Vision in Red’

Chinese Astilbe
USDA Zone: 3-9
Astilbe are a popular choice for shady gardens, where they perform well if given a rich, moist soil and regular watering. This midsized selection features dusky purple-red plumes, over a compact mound of elegant, lacy bronzy-green leaves. Also thrives in tubs, or mixed containers. Excellent for cutting. Seed heads may be removed or left on the plant for winter interest. Will tolerate full sun, in cool summer regions. USPP#11965, CPBR#1334: unlicensed propagation prohibited.
Sun Exposure   Partial Shade or Full Shade

Soil Type   Sandy or Clay

Soil pH   Neutral or Alkaline or Acid

Soil Moisture   Average or Moist

Care Level   Easy

Flower Color   Red-purple

Blooming Time   Mid-Summer

Foliage Color   Bronze

Plant Uses & Characteristics
Accent: Good Texture/Form    Border
Containers    Cut Flower
Deer Resistant   Edging
Rabbit Resistant    Massed
Woodland

Flower Head Size   Large

Height    12-16 inches

Spread    12-18 inches

Foot Traffic    None

Growth Rate    Medium