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Vision In Red Astilbe

Astilbe chinensis 'Vision in Red'

Pronunciation: a-STIL-bee chi-NEN-sis
SKU #01634
3-8

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OVERVIEW
Description Tall feathery blooms of reddish purple rise above deep bronze-green foliage. This more heat and drought tolerant selection thrives in dappled shade. Valued for their airy quality, the flowers are excellent for cutting. Seed heads add interest to the winter garden. Great in mass plantings. An herbaceous perennial.
Light Full shade, Partial shade
Watering Keep soil consistently moist.
Blooms Midsummer
Mature Size Fast growing; reaches 14 to 28 in. tall, 12 to 25 in. wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Herbaceous
Special Features Easy Care, Fast Growing
Growth Rate Fast
Flower Attributes Flowers for Cutting, Fragrant, Showy Flowers
Patent Act Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
STYLE
Landscape Use Border, Container
Flower Color Red
Foliage Color Dark Green
Companion Plants Japanese Maple (Acer); Azalea (Azalea); Columbine (Aquilegia); Hosta (Hosta); Bleeding Heart (Dicentra)
CARE
Care 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.

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