Astilbe 'Amethyst' in the Astilbes Database

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Common names:
Give a thumbs up Astilbe
Give a thumbs up False Spirea
Give a thumbs up False Goat's Beard

Also sold as:
Astilbe x arendsii 'Amethyst'

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)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4b -31.7 °C (-25 °F) to -28.9 °C (-20 °F)
Plant Height: 30 to 36 inches (75-90cm)
Plant Spread: 18 to 24 inches (45-60cm)
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Other: Lilac-purple
Flower Time: Spring
Foliage Mound Height: 12 to 24 inches (30-60cm)
Underground structures: Rhizome
Dynamic Accumulator: P (Phosphorus)
Ca (Calcium)
Mg (Magnesium)
S (Sulfur)
Fe (Iron)
Na (Sodium)
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Other methods: Division

photo credit: Andrei Korzun

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Comments:
Posted by eclayne (Pioneer Valley south, MA, USA - Zone 6a) on Jun 2, 2012 10:48 AM

Makes a beautiful dense flower display and dense foliage mound. One grouping which seldom gets watered declines significantly during the hottest (driest) part of the summer.

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