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
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Plant Height: 12 to 15 inches (30-38cm)
Plant Spread: 12 to 18 inches (30-45cm)
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Other: Raspberry pink.
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Foliage Mound Height: 8 to 9 inches (20-23cm)
Underground structures: Rhizome
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

Common names
  • Chinese Astilbe
  • False Spirea
  • False Goat's Beard
  • Astilbe
Botanical names
  • Accepted: Astilbe rubra
  • Synonym: Astilbe chinensis

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Plant Events from our members
aspenhill On October 24, 2015 Obtained plant
picked up April 11, 2015 ADR - qty 22; HSG Area 5, HSG Area 6
aspenhill On August 10, 2014 Obtained plant
Home Depot via Gita - qty 14; HSG Area 1, HSG Area 2, HSG Area 3, HSG Area 5, HSG Area 6
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