Astilbe x arendsii 'Granat'
Full shade, Partial shade
Keep soil evenly moist.
We no longer grow this plant
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|Botanical Pronunciation||a-STIL-bee ar-END-see-eye|
|Lore||In China these plants are commonly known as Ch'Ang Chan.|
|Average Size at Maturity||Moderate growing; reaches 24 in. tall, 18 to 24 in. wide.|
|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.|
|Flower Attribute||Flowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Border, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Mass Planting, Very Wet Areas, Water Garden, Woodland Garden, Cutting Garden|
|Light Needs||Full shade, Partial shade|
|Soil Needs||Flower & Rose Food|
|Special Feature||Gift Plant, Shade Loving|
|Watering Needs||Keep soil evenly moist.|
|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').|
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