Montgomery Astilbe

Astilbe japonica 'Montgomery'

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00167
Large, full trusses of dark red plumes above mounds of green foliage that emerges bronze in spring. Good in pots and tubs. Nice colorful landscape accent and mass planting in moist areas, such as around pools. An herbaceous perennial.
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Botanical Pronunciationa-STIL-bee juh-PON-ih-kuh
LoreIn China these plants are commonly known as Ch'Ang Chan.
Average Size at MaturityFoliage reaches 1 ft. tall, 1 to 2 ft. wide; up to 2 ft. tall in bloom.
Bloom TimeSummer
Design IdeasThis is one of the stellar perennials of the semiformal garden border. A superior choice for high profile foundation beds. Perfect in semishaded 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
Growth HabitMounding
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseFirescaping/Fire Wise, Mass Planting, Very Wet Areas, Water Garden, Woodland Garden, Cutting Garden
Light NeedsFiltered sun, Full shade, Partial shade
Soil NeedsFlower & Rose Food
Special FeatureExtreme 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 before new leaves emerge. Divide clumps every 2 to 3 years in early spring.

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