Astilbe 'Rote Cattleya' in the Astilbes Database

Also sold as:
Red Cattleya
Astilbe x arendsii 'Rote Cattleya'

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: 36 to 42 inches (90-105 cm)
Plant Spread: 18 to 24 inches (45-60cm)
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Other: Dark purple red.
Flower Time: Summer
Foliage Mound Height: 12 to 15 inches (30-38cm)
Uses: Cut Flower
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.

Posted by eclayne (Pioneer Valley south, MA, USA - Zone 6a) on Jun 2, 2012 10:58 AM

Foliage mound 12-15" tall with flower stems to 42" tall.

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