Granat Astilbe

Astilbe x arendsii 'Granat'

SKU
00162
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.
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Botanical Pronunciationa-STIL-bee ar-END-see-eye
LoreIn China these plants are commonly known as Ch'Ang Chan.
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; reaches 24 in. tall, 18 to 24 in. wide.
Bloom TimeSummer
Design IdeasThis 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.
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorRed
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage
Growth HabitErect
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Mass Planting, Very Wet Areas, Water Garden, Woodland Garden, Cutting Garden
Light NeedsFull shade, Partial shade
Soil NeedsFlower & Rose Food
Special FeatureGift Plant, Shade Loving
Water NeedsHigh
Watering NeedsKeep soil evenly moist.
Companion PlantsGroup 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').

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.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-9

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