Rheinland Pink Astilbe, False Spirea

Astilbe x 'Rheinland Pink', A. japonica 'Rheinland Pink'

Saxifragaceae

Rheinland Pink Astilbe, False Spirea
Dense feathery spikes of pink flowers adorn the sturdy stems and stand above the softly textured foliage of the Rheinland Pink Astilbe in late spring and early summer. Astilbe tend to be long lived clump forming perennials that are generally provided with midday and afternoon shade in hot summer climates. Astilbe also makes for an easy to grow cut flower.

*Where summers are cool Astilbe can tolerate full sunlight. They are tolerant of more shade as well but tend to flower best where they receive 4 or more hours of direct sunlight. In hot summer climates consider planting Astilbe on the east side of a structure or other object that will provide shade by about 11:00 AM. They prefer a soil rich in organic matter but also need good drainage and moderate fertility.

Astilbe is considered to be a productive, easy to grow and low maintenance, long-lasting cut flower. The feathery spikes can be used on their own or as a colorful filler both in dried and fresh arrangements.

Grows To: 14-18"H x 12-16"W

USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 3,4,5,6,7,8

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Outdoor Light: AM sun, Filtered shade, Part sun, Part shade, **Light shade, *Full sun

pH Range: Acidic, Mildly Acidic, Neutral

Soil & Moisture: Moist to average moist (not wet or soggy), average to well-drained, moderately fertile and rich in organic matter.

Fertilizing: In late winter and early spring, just before or as new growth appears.

Deer Resistance: Somewhat resistant

Native To / Origin: Garden hybrid

See our Planting A New Plant, How To, and General Growing Guide for basic planting, potting, and watering instructions

Container Size: Quart / 30 fl.oz. / 887 ml

Price: $ 14.99
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