Exposure
Part sun
Shade
Soil Moisture Needs
Average
Wet
Growth Rate in the Garden
Medium
Critter Resistance
Rabbit Resistant
Deer Resistant
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Spring
Summer
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Bloom Color
Red
Attributes
Fragrant
Container
Easy to Grow
Good Cut Flowers
Water Requirements
Prefers well-drained soil
Prefers consistent soil moisture
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Riverbend Nursery

Astilbe arendsii 'Red Light'

False Spirea

This perennial has long, bright red feathery plumes that are fragrant and bloom during the Summer. They have mounding shiny green foliage.

Height:

12-28 in

Spacing:

24"

Bloom Time:

Summer

Bloom Color:

Scarlet 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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