Astilbe 'Country and Western' in the Astilbes Database

Common names:
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Also sold as:
Astilbe x arendsii 'Country and Western'

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial or Dappled Shade
Partial Shade to Full Shade
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Plant Height: 15 to 18 inches (38-45 cm)
Plant Spread: 15 to 18 inches (38-45 cm)
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Other: Light red-purple
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Underground structures: Rhizome
Uses: Groundcover
Dynamic Accumulator: P (Phosphorus)
Ca (Calcium)
Mg (Magnesium)
S (Sulfur)
Fe (Iron)
Na (Sodium)
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Other: Divide every 3-4 years when overcrowding occurs.
Miscellaneous: Patent/Plant Breeders' Rights: PP14,969 (2004)
Parentage: Unknown

Country and Western is companion to Tiny Icon asiatic lily.

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Location: Part Shade Pittsford NYDate: 2010-06-26Country and Western is companion to Tiny Icon asiatic lily.
By ge1836
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Location: Part Shade Pittsford NYDate: 2010-06-23
By ge1836
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Photo courtesy of Longfield Gardens
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Photo courtesy of Longfield Gardens
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