Red Sentinel Astilbe
Astilbe x arendsii 'Red Sentinel'
Filtered sun, Full shade, Partial shade, Partial sun
Water regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.
|Botanical Pronunciation||a-STIL-bee ar-END-see-eye|
|Average Size at Maturity||Moderate growing; reaches 24 in. tall, 18 to 24 in. wide.|
|Flower Attribute||Flowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Asian/Zen, Contemporary, Cottage|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Erosion Control, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Mass Planting, Very Wet Areas, Water Garden, Woodland Garden, Cutting Garden|
|Light Needs||Filtered sun, Full shade, Partial shade, Partial sun|
|Soil Needs||Flower & Rose Food|
|Special Feature||Clump Forming, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Gift Plant, Shade Loving, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Tolerates Wet Soils|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.|
|Key Feature||Vibrant Flowers for Shade|
Thrives in organically rich, evenly moist, acidic, well-drained soil, sited in bright shade or filtered sun; does not tolerate dry conditions. Mulch to keep roots cool and moist, avoiding the crown. Clip spent blooms for a tidy appearance. Remove old foliage and stems in early spring. Feed in early spring, and again after bloom.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 4 - 9