Little Vision in Purple Astilbe

Little Vision in Purple Astilbe

Astilbe chinensis 'Little Vision in Purple'

Compact mounds of bronzy-green lacy foliage with an upright form and light, airy quality. Large plumes of raspberry-purple flowers appear in early to mid summer and give way to seed heads which may be left on the plant for winter interest.

TYPE Perennial SUN Part Shade to Full Shade
HEIGHT 1 ft SOIL Moist
SPREAD 1 ft FLOWER Summer, Purple
ZONE 3 FRUIT No fruit
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Latin Name: Astilbe chinensis 'Little Vision in Purple'
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Growth Rate:

Medium growth rate

Foliage:

Bronze-green lacy foliage

Deer/Rabbit:

Deer and rabbit resistant

Applications:

Used as a border plant, in edging or as a waterside/woodland plant

Notes:

Common Concerns: Significant die back can occur in hot summers or period of drought

Winter:

Seedheads provide winter interest

Cut/Dried Flower:

Beautiful use as a cut or dried flower

Ornamental Features:

Blooms in early summer

Sun:

Plant in a part shade to full shade location

Drainage:

Prefers moist, sandy or clay conditions - does not like to dry out

Maintenance:

Low maintenance

Pruning:

Seedheads may be removed, or left for winter interest; Will rebloom if plants are cut back

Clump Division:

Should be divided every few years in early spring

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