Delft Lace Astilbe

Astilbe 'Delft Lace' PP #19,839

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41254
Showy pale pink plumes provide beautiful summer color in shady areas. The lovely flower spires on deep red stems rise above lush mounds of lacy, blue-green to silver-green foliage. Adds a light, airy quality to shady woodland gardens and borders. Gorgeous in mass plantings. An herbaceous perennial.
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Botanical Pronunciationa-STIL-bee
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; reaches 24 to 36 in. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeSummer
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorPink
Foliage ColorBlue-green
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Contemporary, Cottage
Growth HabitCompact
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Erosion Control, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Mass Planting, Very Wet Areas, Water Garden, Woodland Garden, Cutting Garden
Light NeedsFiltered sun, Full shade, Partial shade, Partial sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Special FeatureClump Forming, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Gift Plant, Shade Loving, Tolerates Wet Soils, Compact Form
Water NeedsHigh
Watering NeedsWater regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.
Companion PlantsAzalea (Azalea); Hosta (Hosta); Columbine (Aquilegia); Bleeding Heart (Dicentra); Brunnera (Brunnera)

Thrives in organically rich, evenly moist, acidic, well-drained soil, sited in bright shade or filtered sun; does not tolerate dry conditions. Mulch to keep roots cool and moist, avoiding the crown. Clip spent blooms for a tidy appearance. Remove old foliage and stems in early spring. Feed in early spring, and again after bloom.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-8

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