The chinensis species is more sun and drought tolerant than other Astilbes, also later to bloom.
These large, dense, neon lavender-pink plumes can reach 40" with constant moisture and optimum conditions.
Large, bold foliage with hairy stems making them interesting even when not in flower.
|•||July - August (Mid to Late)|
Wonderful cut and dried flowers!
Requires constant moisture to perform at best.
Vigorous grower if happy, suitable for borders, bog gardens or anywhere an accent plant is needed.