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Astilbe

Botanical Name
Astilbe
Hardiness
Zones 3 to 8
Height
12 to 48 inches
Width
12 to 24 inches
Flowers
Early to late summer: white, pink, salmon, red, lavender
Light
Full to part shade
Soil
Moist, organic, well-drained
Planting & Care
  • Slow to establish
  • Space smaller varieties 12 to 15 inches apart and larger varieties 24 inches apart
  • Cut foliage back after late spring frost or drought
  • Avoid wet feet in winter
  • Leave foliage for winter protection
  • Divide every 3 to 4 years
Problems
None serious, mildew, wilt, Japanese beetle, black vine weevil
Varieties
  • Color FlashTM - Colorful foliage, more sun tolerant

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