Astilbe chinensis 'Superba'
Chinese False Spirea
USDA Hardiness Zone 3-8
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.
Wonderful cut and dried flowers!
July-August (mid to late)
Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips
Requires constant moisture to perform at best.
Vigorous grower if happy, suitable for borders, bog gardens or anywhere an accent plant is needed.
When to Divide
early spring or fall, divide every 3 years to retain vigor
(Cimicifuga (Actaea) ramosa),
False Forget-Me-Not, Siberian Bugloss
Characteristics & Attributes
Attributes & Uses
|| Cut Flowers
|| Deer Resistant
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Season of Interest (Foliage)