Astilbe chinensis 'Visions'Item #0362 USDA Hardiness Zone: 4 - 8
Showy plumed flower spikes adorn this outstanding perennial, ideal for cooler climate gardens or where protected from hot afternoon sun. Smaller stature plant is perfect for containers or in clusters at the front of shaded beds. Soft lavender-purple flowers offer valuable cool color accent. Herbaceous.
- DetailBotanical Pronunciation:a-STIL-bee chi-NEN-sisDeciduous/evergreen:HerbaceousSunset climate zones:1 - 7, 14 - 17, 32 - 45Growth rate:ModerateAverage landscape size:Moderate grower to 14 in. tall, 12 in. wide.Foliage color:GreenBlooms:Mid-summerFlower color:PurpleFlower attributesShowy FlowersGarden styleCottage
- CareCare InformationFollow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Blooms best in bright shade or filtered sun. For a neat appearance, remove old foliage before new leaves emerge. Divide clumps every 2 to 3 years in early spring.Light Needs:Full to partial shadeWatering Needs:Needs wet or constantly moist soil.