Astilbe hybrids (Astilbe)
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Astilbe hybrids are clump-forming perennials that form mounds of dark green, ferny foliage. They bloom red, pink, white and lavender in upright or slightly arching plumes. Astilbes are valuable in moist shade for long-lasting color. Performs best in evenly moist soil.
This plant has some cultivated varieties. Go to list of cultivars.
- Large plant (more than 24 inches),
- Medium plant (12-24 inches)
- Partial sun/shade (4-6 hrs light daily),
- Full shade (4 hrs or less of light daily)