Chinese Astilbe (Astilbe rubra 'Finale') in the Astilbes Database

Common names:
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Botanical names:
Astilbe rubra Accepted
Astilbe chinensis Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial or Dappled Shade
Partial Shade to Full Shade
Water Preferences: Wet
Wet Mesic
Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Plant Height: 12 to 18 inches (30-45cm)
Plant Spread: 12 to 18 inches (30-45cm)
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Pink
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Foliage Mound Height: 4 to 6 inches (10-15cm)
Underground structures: Rhizome
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.
Pollinators: Various insects

- These short Astilbes are leaning out from under the European Wi

Photo gallery:
Location: Nora's Garden - Castlegar, B.C.Date: 2018-08-06- These short Astilbes are leaning out from under the European Wi
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Location: Nora's Garden - Castlegar, B.C.Date: 2018-08-06- Soft lavender pink blossoms, late in the the season.
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Comments:
Posted by eclayne (Pioneer Valley south, MA, USA - Zone 6a) on Jun 2, 2012 10:56 AM

Foliage mound 4-6" tall with flower stems 12-18" tall.

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