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Vision In Red Astilbe

Astilbe chinensis 'Vision in Red' PP #11,965

SKU
01634
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.
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Botanical Pronunciationa-STIL-bee chi-NEN-sis
Average Size at MaturityFast growing; reaches 14 to 28 in. tall, 12 to 25 in. wide.
Bloom TimeMidsummer
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Fragrant, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorRed
Foliage ColorDark Green
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Contemporary, Cottage
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Erosion Control, Firescaping/Firewise, Mass Planting, Very Wet Areas, Water Garden, Woodland Garden, Cutting Garden
Light NeedsFull shade, Partial shade
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
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 PlantsJapanese Maple (Acer); Azalea (Azalea); Columbine (Aquilegia); Hosta (Hosta); Bleeding Heart (Dicentra)

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: 3-8

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