Astilbe 'Augustleuchten' in the Astilbes Database

Also sold as:
August Light
Astilbe x arendsii 'Augustleuchten'

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Partial Shade to Full Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Plant Height: 28 inches (71 cm)
Plant Spread: 15 to 24 inches (38 - 61 cm)
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Fragrant
Other: In spring, the foliage emerges as a deep red color
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Red
Other: Scarlet red
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Other: Doesn't start blooming until mid-summer
Foliage Mound Height: 12 - 20 inches (30 - 51 cm)
Underground structures: Rhizome
Uses: Cut Flower
Dried Flower
Dynamic Accumulator: P (Phosphorus)
Ca (Calcium)
Mg (Magnesium)
S (Sulfur)
Fe (Iron)
Na (Sodium)
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Other: Divide every 3-4 years when overcrowding occurs.
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots

Image Courtesy of Bloomin Designs Nursery Used with Permission

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srinehart On September 22, 2018 Obtained plant
Purchased from Gilbert H Wild and Sons - $3.88
Friesfan1 On August 25, 2018 Obtained plant
Obtained plant from GHW&S on 8/25/2018. Small 4" pot.
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