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Astilbe chinensis 'Visions'

Chinese Astilbe

Plant Type: Perennial
MORNING sun/AFTERNOON shade to FULL shade

Upright raspberry red plumes are sweetly scented. Deep bronze-green foliage. Tougher than arendsii types, A. chinensis grows best in moist soil but will tolerate temporary drought without burning. Blooms mid- to late-season.


Height

15"

Spread

24"

Growth Habit

THRILLER (upright)

Landscape Application:

The perfect choice for beds and borders. Superb for landscape containers.

Astilbe chinensis 'Visions' Plant Care:

Prefers moist, organically rich soil. Foliage will brown if soil is too dry.

USDA Hardiness Zone: Zone 4 (-30/-20F)

Chinese Astilbe Characteristics & Attributes

Season of Interest

MIDSEASON (May-June), LATE (July-frost)

Mid Season (May - June)
Late Season (July - frost)
Soil Moisture Needs

Moderate to high soil moisture.

Moderate
Moist
Special Benefits
Cut Flower / or Foliage
Dried Flower
Fragrant
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant

Chinese Astilbe Additional Information

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