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Perennial

Astilbe chinensis 'PURPLE CANDLES Purpurkerze'

Chinese Astilbe

Plant Type: Perennial
Exposure: Morning Sun / Afternoon Shade  Shade Tolerant  
MORNING sun/AFTERNOON shade to FULL shade

A big, bold astilbe with dense, poker-like purple-red flower plumes in June and July. Very unique and useful tall Astilbe best placed in the back of the garden border. AKA Purple Candles.


Height

42"

Spread

18-24"

Astilbe chinensis 'PURPLE CANDLES Purpurkerze' Plant Care:

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

Chinese Astilbe Characteristics & Attributes

Season of Interest
Mid Season (May - June)
Late Season (July - frost)
Soil Moisture Needs
Moderate
Moist
Special Benefits
Cut Flower / or Foliage
Dried Flower
Fragrant
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
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