Astilbe chinensis 'Visions'
Pronunciation: a-STIL-bee chi-NEN-sis
|Description||Showy plumed flower spikes adorn this outstanding bloomer for cooler climate gardens, or where protected from hot afternoon sun. Its smaller stature is perfect for containers or in clusters at the front of beds, in shade to dappled sun. Raspberry pink flowers add valuable color accent to the landscape. An herbaceous perennial.|
|Light||Full shade, Partial shade|
|Watering||Keep soil consistently moist.|
|Mature Size||Moderate growing; reaches 14 in. tall, 12 in. wide.|
|Special Features||Easy Care|
|Flower Attributes||Flowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Ground Cover|
|Companion Plants||Azalea (Azalea); Columbine (Aquilegia); Hosta (Hosta); Bleeding Heart (Dicentra); Brunnera (Brunnera)|
|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.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-8
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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.