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Alive and Kicking Astilbe

Astilbe 'Alive And Kicking'

Pronunciation: a-STIL-bee
SKU #30617

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Description Astilbe is the centerpiece of shade and woodland gardens. The lacy leaves of this mounding perennial enhance the dark rose-pink plumes that rise above. A vigorous grower with sturdy flower stems. Makes a great container plant or planted along a shady path. An herbaceous perennial.
Light Filtered sun, Full shade, Partial shade
Watering Keep soil evenly moist.
Blooms Summer
Mature Size Reaches 24 to 36 in. tall, 18 to 24 in. wide.
Deciduous/Evergreen Herbaceous
Special Features Attracts Butterflies
Growth Rate Moderate
Flower Attributes Flowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
Landscape Use Border, Container
Flower Color Pink
Foliage Color Green
Care Provide enriched, evenly moist, well drained soil. Do not let soil dry out. Mulching around plants in summer helps retain moisture. Can be divided if overcrowding occurs. Prune spent blooms.

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