Peach Blossom Astilbe

Peach Blossom Astilbe

Astilbe x arendsii 'Peach Blossom'

$15.00

Compact mounds of elegant, fern-like green foliage in an upright form and light, airy quality. Large plumes of feathery salmon-pink plumes in early summer and give way to seed heads which may be left on plant for winter interest.

TYPE Perennial SUN Part Shade
HEIGHT 2 ft SOIL Moist Well Drained
SPREAD 1.5 ft FLOWER Summer, Pink
ZONE 3 FRUIT No Fruit
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Latin Name: Astilbe x arendsii 'Peach Blossom'
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Growth Rate:

Medium growth rate

Foliage:

Bushy mounds of deeply cut lacy green leaves

Birds/Bees/Hummingbirds:

Attracts butterflies

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

Additional information

Pot Size

#1 Pot