Alive and Kicking Astilbe

Astilbe 'Alive And Kicking'

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30617
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.
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Filtered sun, Full shade, Partial shade

Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

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Botanical Pronunciationa-STIL-bee
Average Size at MaturityReaches 24 to 36 in. tall, 18 to 24 in. wide.
Bloom TimeSummer
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorPink
Foliage ColorGreen
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Mass Planting, Woodland Garden, Cutting Garden
Light NeedsFiltered sun, Full shade, Partial shade
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Clump Forming, Gift Plant, Shade Loving
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsNeeds regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Key FeatureShade Loving

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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