Astilbe x arendsii 'Deutschland'
Full shade, Partial shade
Water regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.
|Botanical Pronunciation||a-STIL-bee ar-END-see-eye|
|Lore||Astilbes were originally grown for the cut flower industry in both Europe and Asia.|
|Average Size at Maturity||Mounding foliage reaches 1 ft. tall, 3 ft. wide; flowers reach 2 ft. tall.|
|Design Ideas||With its white, feathery flowers and gentle mounding form, this species of Astilbe adds particular softness to the garden. Though happy in containers, it needs colorful perennials for added dimension. For a naturalized look around a backyard pool, try a sweeping curve of Deutschland Astilbe amongst a large rock or two and some spreading or climbing groundcover.|
|Flower Attribute||Flowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Asian/Zen, Contemporary, Cottage|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Erosion Control, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Mass Planting, Very Wet Areas, Woodland Garden, Cutting Garden|
|Light Needs||Full shade, Partial shade|
|Soil Needs||Flower & Rose Food|
|Special Feature||Clump Forming, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Gift Plant, Shade Loving, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Tolerates Wet Soils|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.|
|Key Feature||Showy Flowers for Shade|
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 - 9