astilbe x 'amber moon' (false spirea)*

Size: 1 gallon

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  • long stems with pink plumes lacy, chartreuse-coloured foliage with a tinge of red foliage greens a little by late summer
  • brightens up areas in the shade garden
  • bloom time: midsummer
  • zone 4
  • height 50-60cm (flower height 85cm)
  • spread 55-70cm
  • colour pink
  • grows best in light to moderate shade, with average to moist soils
  • astilbe may burn if planted in full sun
  • deep shade tolerant, but will not flower as prolifically
  • water plants during the summer especially if there is less than average rainfall
  • extended drought periods will lead to browning of the foliage and may result in foliage drop
  • after flowers finish, prune off the spent blooms and lightly shape the foliage to encourage new growth
  • partial sun/shade, full shade
  • deer resistant
  • rabbit resistant
  • long blooming
  • low maintenance
  • fragrant
  • rock garden
  • (image courtesy of NVK nurseries, NVK holdings inc.)