• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full to partial shade
    Watering Needs:
    Requires regular watering to maintain consistent soil moisture.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Moderate grower to 14 in. tall, 12 in. wide.
    Key Feature:
    Summer Flowering
    Blooms:
    Midsummer
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:a-STIL-bee chi-NEN-sis
    Plant type:Perennial
    Deciduous/evergreen:Herbaceous
    Growth rate:Moderate
    Average landscape size:Moderate grower to 14 in. tall, 12 in. wide.
    Foliage color:Dark Green
    Blooms:Midsummer
    Patent Act:Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
    Companion PlantsJapanese Maple (Acer); Azalea (Azalea); Columbine (Aquilegia); Hosta (Hosta); Bleeding Heart (Dicentra)
  • Care
    Care Information
    Thrives in enriched, evenly moist, acidic soil, but very adaptable. Mulch to keep roots cool and moist, avoiding the crown. Cut back old stems and foliage and fertilize in early spring. Feed again after bloom. Divide clumps every 2 to 3 years in early spring.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Shade
    Full to partial shade
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: High
    Requires regular watering to maintain consistent soil moisture.