Astilbe x arendsii 'Granat'
|Description||Stunning red blooms add drama to shady gardens and make fantastic cut flowers. Plant in mass for stunning effect. Lush green foliage on upright plants. At home in the woodland garden or under shade trees that love moisture. Herbaceous perennial.|
|Light||Full shade, Partial shade|
|Watering||Keep soil evenly moist.|
|Mature Size||Moderate growing; reaches 24 in. tall, 18 to 24 in. wide.|
|Flower Attributes||Flowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers|
|Design Ideas||This is one of the stellar perennials of the semi-formal garden border. A superior choice for high profile foundation beds. Perfect in semi-shaded mixed borders. Mass or naturalize in woodland gardens. At home in country garden settings with hedges and cottage style flowers when arranged in informal drifts and masses.|
|Companion Plants||Group this perennial with soft companions such as Black Stem Bigleaf Hydrangea, (Hydrangea macrophylla 'Nigra'), Eskimo Viburnum, (Viburnum x 'Eskimo'), Roseum Elegans Rhododendron, (Rhododendron x 'Roseum Elegans') and Sensation Lilac, (Syringa vulgaris 'Sensation').|
|Care||Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. For a neat appearance, remove old foliage before new leaves emerge. Divide clumps every 2 to 3 years in early spring.|
|Lore||In China these plants are commonly known as Ch'Ang Chan.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-9
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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.