The Main Plant entry for Astilbes (Astilbe)

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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)
Flowers: Showy
Dynamic Accumulator: P (Phosphorus)
Ca (Calcium)
Mg (Magnesium)
S (Sulfur)
Fe (Iron)
Na (Sodium)
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Other methods: Division

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Common names
  • Astilbe

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Location: Zone 6b/7a. 
Date: 2023-06-29
Location: Zone 6b/7a. 
Date: 2023-06-29
Location: Granite Falls, WA
Date: 2019-07-06
Location: South Carolina
Location: Willow Valley Communities, Lakes Campus, Willow Street, Pennsylvania
Date: 2020-06-16
Location: New York Botanical Garden
Date: June 2017
Location: Maine
Date: 2014-07-07
Location: Sandhills Horticultural Gardens Southern Pines, NC
Date: May 17, 2024
Astilbe # 275 nn; MBG, "Genus name comes from the Greek words 'a'
Location: Sandhills Horticultural Gardens Southern Pines, NC
Date: May 17, 2024
Astilbe # 275 nn; MBG, "Genus name comes from the Greek words 'a'
Location: Maine
Date: 2014-07-10
Location: my Zone 7b garden in North Georgia Mountains
Date: 2023-05-29
Location: my Zone 8a garden in North Georgia Mountains
Date: 2024-05-23
Uploaded by Pattyw5
Location: Willow Valley Communities, Lakes Campus, Willow Street, Pennsylvania USA
Date: 2019-06-17
Location: King George, VA
Date: 2021-06-19
Location: Willow Valley Communities, Lakes Campus, Willow Street, Pennsylvania USA
Date: 2019-06-26

Date: 2014-06-18

Date: 2014-06-18

Date: 2014-06-18
Location: Twisp
Date: 2015-07-04
Location: Darwell Rolling Woods, Alberta
Date: 2015-08-05
Location: Belleville, NJ
Date: 2017-06-15
Location: In my garden in Kalama, Wa.
Date: Mid Summer
  • Uploaded by Joy
Location: Peterborough, ON, Canada
Date: 2015-08-14
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