ASTILBE (False Spirea)


Amethyst: Ht. 32"

Garden Astilbe are a popular choice for shady gardens, where they perform well if given a rich, moist soil and regular watering. This selection has long, feathery plumes of deep lavender-mauve flowers, over a mound of elegant, lacy green leaves. Also thrives in tubs, or mixed containers. Excellent for cutting. Will tolerate full sun, in cool summer regions.
 

 

 

 

 


 

August Light: Ht. 28"

This mid-sized selection has fluffy plumes in a rich deep-pink shade, over a mound of elegant, lacy green leaves. Also thrives in tubs, or mixed containers. Excellent for cutting. Will tolerate full sun, in cool summer regions.  

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Bressingham Beauty: Ht. 36"

 This outstanding selection has long, arching deep-pink plumes of flowers, over a mound of elegant, lacy green leaves. Also thrives in tubs, or mixed containers. Excellent for cutting. Will tolerate full sun, in cool summer regions.
 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Country & Western: 16"- 20"

This midsized selection has dense plumes of pale pink, over a bushy mound of elegant, lacy green leaves. Also thrives in tubs or mixed containers. Excellent for cutting. May tolerate full sun in cool summer regions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Drum & Bass: Ht. 16"- 20"

Garden Astilbe are a popular choice for shady gardens, where they perform well if given a rich, moist soil and regular watering. This midsized selection has fluffy plumes in a bright-pink shade, over a mound of elegant, lacy green leaves. A healthy, vigorous performer. Great in the border, also thrives in tubs or mixed containers. Fertilize in April and June. Excellent for cutting. Seed heads may be removed, or left on the plant for winter interest. Will tolerate full sun, in cool summer regions

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Fanal: Ht. 20"

This selection features long, narrow maroon-red plumes of flowers over a mound of elegant, lacy green leaves, bronze in spring. Also thrives in tubs, or mixed containers. Will tolerate full sun, in cool summer regions.

 

 

 

 

 

  


 

Flamingo: Ht. 20"

This selection features arching flamingo-pink plumes of flowers, over a mound of elegant, lacy green leaves. Also thrives in tubs, or mixed containers. Excellent for cutting. Will tolerate full sun, in cool summer regions.

 

 

 

 

  

 


 

Maggie Daley: Ht. 28"

This selection forms a mound of ferny leaves that begin chartreuse in spring, developing burgundy and purple tones as they mature. Feathery blush-pink plumes appear in midsummer. Best with morning sun and afternoon shade, in a rich, moist soil. Outstanding and unique for both its foliage and flowers. A terrific choice for containers.

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Montgomery: Ht. 20"

This midsized selection has full plumes of deep cherry red, over a bushy mound of elegant, lacy green leaves. Also thrives in tubs or mixed containers. Excellent for cutting. May tolerate full sun in cool summer regions.

 

 

 

 

 


 

Ostrich Plume: Ht. 32"- 36"

This taller selection features large, arching deep pink plumes, over a bushy mound of elegant, lacy green leaves. Also thrives in tubs, or mixed containers. Excellent for cutting. Will tolerate full sun, in cool summer regions.

 

 

 

 

 


 

Pink Lightning: Ht. 18"

This compact selection has fluffy plumes in a bright magenta-pink or purple-red shade, over a mound of elegant, lacy green leaves. Great near the border edge, also thrives in tubs, or mixed containers. Excellent for cutting. Will tolerate full sun, in cool summer regions.

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Pumila: Ht. 10"- 12"

This dwarf, late-blooming selection features showy, lavender-rose plumes, over a compact mound of elegant, lacy green leaves. Also thrives in tubs, or mixed containers. Excellent for a low groundcover or edging. Nice for cutting. Will tolerate full sun, in cool summer regions.

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Purple Candles: Ht. 42"

This tall, late-blooming selection features showy, magenta-purple plumes, over a mound of elegant, lacy green leaves. Also thrives in tubs, or mixed containers. Excellent for cutting. Will tolerate full sun, in cool summer regions.

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Red Sentinel: Ht. 24"

This selection features very full scarlet-red plumes, over a bushy mound of elegant, lacy green leaves. Stems are a beautiful mahogany-red shade. Also thrives in tubs, or mixed containers.  Excellent for cutting. May tolerate full sun in cool summer regions.
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Rheinland: Ht. 24"

This midsized selection has fluffy plumes of soft pink, over a mound of elegant, lacy bronzy-red leaves. Great in the border, also thrives in tubs or mixed containers. Excellent for cutting. Will tolerate full sun, in cool summer regions. 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Rhythm & Beats: Ht. 22"- 26"

This midsized selection has fluffy plumes in a deep pink shade, over a mound of elegant, lacy green leaves. A healthy, vigorous performer. Great in the border, also thrives in tubs or mixed containers. Excellent for cutting. Will tolerate full sun, in cool summer regions.

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Rhythm & Blues: Ht. 22"- 26"

This selection features long, narrow dark-red plumes of flowers, over a mound of elegant, lacy green leaves, bronze in spring. Also thrives in tubs, or mixed containers. Excellent for cutting. Will tolerate full sun, in cool summer regions.
 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Silvery Pink: Ht. 12"- 16"

This selection features a low mound of lacy green foliage, topped by large branching heads of tiny flowers in a beautiful soft silvery-pink tone. Good for a shady position if given a rich, moist soil and regular watering. Also thrives in tubs, or mixed containers. Excellent for cutting.  Will tolerate full sun, in cool summer regions.
 

 

 

 

 


 

Sister Theresa: Ht. 20"

This is a midsize selection, ideal for the middle of the border. Plumes of pale pink to white flowers appear in midsummer over a mound of ferny green leaves. Also thrives in tubs, or mixed containers. Excellent for cutting. Will tolerate full sun, in cool summer regions.
 

 

 

 

 


Visions: Ht. 18"

This midsized selection features showy, bright rose-mauve plumes, over a compact mound of elegant, lacy dark-green leaves. Excellent for cutting. Also thrives in tubs, or mixed containers. One of the most sun-tolerant selections, particularly in regions with cool summers.

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Visions In Pink: Ht. 20"

This recent midsize selection features showy, soft-pink plumes, over a compact mound of elegant, lacy blue-green leaves. Also thrives in tubs, or mixed containers. Excellent for cutting. Will tolerate full sun, in cool summer regions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Visions In Red: Ht. 18"

This midsized selection features dusky purple-red plumes, over a compact mound of elegant, lacy bronzy-green leaves. Also thrives in tubs, or mixed containers. Excellent for cutting. Will tolerate full sun, in cool summer regions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

White Gloria: Ht. 24"

This selection features feathery, pure white plumes of flowers, over a compact mound of elegant, lacy green leaves. Also thrives in tubs, or mixed containers. Excellent for cutting. Will tolerate full sun, in cool summer regions.