“The many great gardens of the world… all make the point as clear as possible: The soul cannot thrive in the absence of a garden.” –Thomas Moore (1478-1535)
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Astilbe spp.

False Goat's Beard, False Spirea

Garden(s):

Border

Type:

Perennial

Height:

30-40 cm (12-16 in)

Spread:

35-45 cm (14-18 in)

Light:

Part shade, Full shade

Water:

Moderate, Heavy

Zone:

3

Bloom Time:

June, July, August

Bloom Colour:

Pink, Purple, Red, White

Foliage Colour:

Green, Bronze, Purple, Black

Soil:

Sandy, Clay

Notes:

Foliage will remain attractive all summer if watered regularly. Do not allow to dry out. Summer compost will help to keep soil moist.