Inshriach Pink Astilbe
Astilbe simplicifolia 'Inshriach Pink'
Filtered sun, Full shade, Partial shade
Keep soil evenly moist.
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|Botanical Pronunciation||a-STIL-bee sim-PLIK-ee-FOH-lee-uh|
|Lore||Astilbe is from the Greek for without sheenor non-shining to describe the foliage.|
|Average Size at Maturity||Foliage reaches 8 in. tall, 12 to 24 in. wide; up to 15 in. tall in bloom.|
|Design Ideas||Its light and lacy pale pink plumes are best displayed in a shade garden or, along a pool's edge. For the appeal of a shady cottage garden, plant in small containers with other delicate, pale flowering species. In a sunnier location, try contrasting an extra large cluster against a backdrop of low-growing, non-flowering evergreen to emphasize its attractive foliage.|
|Flower Attribute||Flowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Firescaping/Firewise, Very Wet Areas, Water Garden, Woodland Garden, Cutting Garden|
|Light Needs||Filtered sun, Full shade, Partial shade|
|Soil Needs||Flower & Rose Food|
|Special Feature||Attracts Butterflies, Dwarf Plant, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Gift Plant, Shade Loving|
|Watering Needs||Keep soil evenly moist.|
|Companion Plants||n a misty, cool garden location, this Astilbe loves to thrive with the bold Elegans Plantain Lily (Hosta sieboldiana 'Elegans') or Heartleaf Bergenia (Bergenia cordifolia) and Woodland Iris (Iris innominata). In a sunnier location, try mixing with the delicate Miniature Bearded Iris (Iris pumila) and Dwarf Hairy Penstemon (Penstemon hirsutus 'Pygmaeus') and enjoy the pink and lilac show.|
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