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.
- 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:RedFlower attributesShowy FlowersGarden 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 InformationProvide enriched, evenly moist soil. Mulch to keep roots cool and preserve moisture. Avoid harsh sun exposures. Prune 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.