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Also sold as:
Astilbe x arendsii 'Fanal'

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 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: 15 to 18 inches (38-45cm)
Plant Spread: 9 to 12 inches (23-30cm)
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Other: Emerge bronze then turn red tinged dark green.
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Other: Dark Red
Flower Time: Summer
Foliage Mound Height: 9 to 12 inches (20-30cm)
Underground structures: Rhizome
Uses: Cut Flower
Dynamic Accumulator: P (Phosphorus)
Ca (Calcium)
Mg (Magnesium)
S (Sulfur)
Fe (Iron)
Na (Sodium)
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Other: Divide every 3-4 years when overcrowding occurs.
Child plants: one child plant


Photo gallery:
Location: Shade zone 7Date: 2015-06-23
By pirl
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Location: Washington 8bDate: 2020-07-03
By Patty
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Location: My garden in Kalama, Wa. Zone 8Date: 2014-06-14
By Joy
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Location: IowaDate: 2017-05-26
By Legalily
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Location: Billings MTDate: 2020-07-02
By Id10tgirl
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Image Courtesy of Bloomin Designs Nursery Used with Permission
By vic
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Courtesy Crownsville Nursery
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Photo Courtesy of Busse Gardens. Used with permission.
By Joy
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Photo Courtesy of Lazy S'S Farm Nursery.
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Photo Courtesy of Lazy S'S Farm Nursery.
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Photo Courtesy of Lazy S'S Farm Nursery.
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Location: MinnesotaDate: 2016-07-09
By robynanne
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Location: Columbus, Ohio USA, Zone 6bDate: 2017-06-27
By cwhitt
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Catmint20906 On May 24, 2015 Bloomed
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