Astilbe x arendsii 'Fanal'Item #0350 USDA Hardiness Zone: 4 - 9
Showy perennial for beautiful summer color in shady areas. Tall, feathery blooms of deep garnet red valued for light, airy quality, rise above bronze-green foliage. Thrives in dappled or full shade borders. Gorgeous in massed plantings. Herbaceous.
- OverviewLight Needs:Full shade to filtered sunWatering Needs:Requires regular watering to maintain consistent soil moisture.Average Landscape Size:Moderate, gracefully mounding grower to 2 ft. tall.
- DetailBotanical Pronunciation:a-STIL-bee ar-END-see-eyePlant type:PerennialDeciduous/evergreen:HerbaceousSunset climate zones:1 - 7, 14 - 17, 32 - 45Growth rate:ModerateAverage landscape size:Moderate, gracefully mounding grower to 2 ft. tall.Foliage color:GreenBlooms:Mid-Spring to SummerFlower color:RedGarden styleCottageDesign IdeasLooks beautiful displaying its ruby red blooms in the middle to back row of a shade garden. Especially showy in a large grouping surrounded by smaller, white-flowering plants.Companion PlantsAzalea (Azalea); Columbine (Aquilegia); Hosta (Hosta); Bleeding Heart (Dicentra); Brunnera (Brunnera)
- CareCare InformationThrives in enriched, evenly moist, acidic soil, but very adaptable. Avoid harsh sun exposures. Mulch to keep roots cool and moist; avoid the crown. Cut back and fertilize in early spring. Feed again after bloom. Divide clumps every 2 to 3 years in early spring.Light Needs:Full shade to filtered sunWatering Needs:Requires regular watering to maintain consistent soil moisture.
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