Maggie Daley Astilbe

Astilbe chinensis 'Maggie Daley'

SKU
03433
Excellent perennial for lightly shaded areas. New growth is bronze tinted, then dark green as it matures. Mid to late summer blooms are lavender-purple. Blooms later than other astilbe. Herbaceous perennial.
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Water regularly to maintain wet or evenly moist soil - weekly or more.

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Botanical Pronunciationa-STIL-bee chi-NEN-sis
Average Size at MaturityFoliage reaches 16 to 20 in. tall and wide; up to 28 in. tall in bloom.
Bloom TimeLate Spring through Summer
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorPurple
Foliage ColorDark Green
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Contemporary, Cottage, Rustic
Growth HabitClumping
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Very Wet Areas, Water Garden, Cutting Garden
Light NeedsFiltered sun, Full shade, Partial shade
Soil NeedsFlower & Rose Food
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Clump Forming, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Gift Plant, Shade Loving
Water NeedsHigh
Watering NeedsWater regularly to maintain wet or evenly moist soil - weekly or more.

Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. For a neat appearance, remove old foliage as new leaves emerge. Divide clumps every 4 to 5 years in early spring.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 4 - 9

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