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Common names:
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Botanical names:
Astilbe rubra Accepted
Astilbe chinensis var. davidii Synonym
Astilbe chinensis Synonym
Astilbe rubra var. taquetii Synonym

Also sold as:
Astilbe chinensis var. taquetii

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: 12-24 inches
Plant Spread: 15-18 inches
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Pink
Flower Time: Late summer or early fall
Underground structures: Rhizome
Dynamic Accumulator: P (Phosphorus)
Ca (Calcium)
Mg (Magnesium)
S (Sulfur)
Fe (Iron)
Na (Sodium)
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Pollinators: Various insects

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