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Astilbe japonica 'Red Sentinel'

Astilbe

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

Crimson red flower plumes rise above foliage in June. Glossy green, fern-like foliage forms a dense mound. Thrives in moist conditions. Early to midseason bloomer.


Height

30"

Spread

24"

Growth Habit

THRILLER (upright)

Landscape Application:

Mass or group in moist shade garden or water edge.

Astilbe japonica 'Red Sentinel' Plant Care:

Needs consistent moisture. Foliage will brown in hot, dry conditions. Heavy Feeder.

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

Astilbe Characteristics & Attributes

Season of Interest

MIDSEASON (May-June)

Mid Season (May - June)
Soil Moisture Needs

Moderate to high soil moisture.

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

Astilbe Additional Information

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