Exposure
Sun
Part sun
Shade
Soil Moisture Needs
Average
Growth Rate in the Garden
Medium
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Bloom Color
Purple
Red
Attributes
Easy to Grow
Drought Tolerant
Rock Garden
Water Requirements
Prefers well-drained soil
Picture courtesy of Ball Seed

Astilbe chinensis 'Purple Candles'

Chinese Astilbe

This Chinese Astilbe has a plume-like flower with dark purple-red coloring and dark coarse foliage.

Height:

24-48 in

Bloom Time:

Summer

Bloom Color:

Dark Purple/Red

Astilbe (a-stil-bee')

Family: Saxifragaceae · Common Name: False Spirea

Striking feathery flower plumes complement attractive foliage. Outstanding in shaded gardens, thriving in moist woodland soil or at water's edge, even in sunny locations with plenty of moisture. Good cut flower.

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