Astilbe 'Straussenfeder' in the Astilbes Database

Common names:
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Also sold as:
Ostrich Plume

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial or Dappled Shade
Partial Shade to Full Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: 30 to 36 inches (75-90cm)
Plant Spread: 1 to 2 feet (30-60cm)
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Pink
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Foliage Mound Height: 16 to 20 inches (40-50cm)
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.

Very graceful.

Photo gallery:
Location: Belmont gardenDate: 2006-0704Very graceful.
By pirl
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Location: My garden in Kalama, Wa. Zone 8Date: 2014-06-23
By Joy
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Date: 2018-06-25
By Lucichar
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Location: TwispDate: May
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Location: SunZone 6aDate: 2013-06-29
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Location: SunZone 6aDate: 2013-06-29
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Location: Belmont gardenDate: 2010-0618Soft color, blends easily with other colors.
By pirl
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Location: My garden in Kalama, Wa. Zone 8Date: 2014-06-30
By Joy
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