Vision In Pink Astilbe

Astilbe chinensis 'Vision in Pink'

SKU
05915
Light pink flower plumes are striking against coarsely textured, blue-green foliage. The dense, upright form is perfect in a dappled shade border, woodland garden, or as a groundcover. An excellent cut flower, fresh or dried. Tolerates drier soils than other varieties. An herbaceous perennial.
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Filtered sun, Full shade, Partial shade, Partial sun

Water regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.

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Botanical Pronunciationa-STIL-bee chi-NEN-sis
Average Size at MaturityFast growing; reaches 24 to 32 in. tall, 12 to 24 in. wide.
Bloom TimeEarly to Midsummer
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorPink
Foliage ColorBlue-green
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Contemporary, Cottage
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Erosion Control, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Mass Planting, Very Wet Areas, Water Garden, Woodland Garden, Cutting Garden, Ground Cover
Light NeedsFiltered sun, Full shade, Partial shade, Partial sun
Soil NeedsFlower & Rose Food
Special FeatureClump Forming, Dense Habit, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Gift Plant, Shade Loving, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Tolerates Wet Soils, Fast Growing
Water NeedsHigh
Watering NeedsWater regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.
Companion PlantsHydrangea (Hydrangea macrophylla); Holly (Ilex); Rhododendron (Rhododendron); Hosta (Hosta); Coral Bells (Heuchera)

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: 4-8

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