Astilbe x arendsii 'Fanal'
Filtered sun, Full shade, Partial shade
Water regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.
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CHECK RETAILERS FOR AVAILABILITY:
- Tangletown Gardens -
5353 Nicollet Ave. Minneapolis MN 55419
- Sunnyside Gardens
3723 W. 44th St. Minneapolis MN 55410
6010 Lyndale Ave. South Minneapolis MN 55419
- Plant [email protected]/byerlys-St Louis Park
3777 Park Center Blvd. St Louis Park MN 55416
|Botanical Pronunciation||a-STIL-bee ar-END-see-eye|
|Lore||This well known group falls into the Saxifrage family. The genus was named from the Greek for without sheen or non-shining to describe the foliage. Of the 14 or so species, most are from Asia, with a couple of North Americans. The earliest astilbes arrived from China to Paris via Jesuit missionaries, leading to early hybridization in that region and Germany rather than Britain.|
|Average Size at Maturity||Moderate growing; reaches 1 to 2 ft. tall, 1 ft. wide.|
|Bloom Time||Mid-Spring to Summer|
|Design Ideas||Looks beautiful displaying its ruby red blooms in the middle to back row of a shade garden. Especially showy in a large grouping surrounded by smaller, white-flowering plants.|
|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, Water Garden, Woodland Garden, Cutting Garden|
|Light Needs||Filtered sun, 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.|
|Companion Plants||Azalea (Azalea); Columbine (Aquilegia); Hosta (Hosta); 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: 4-9