Visions Astilbe -

(Astilbe chinensis 'Visions In Red')

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Other Common Names: False Spirea, False Goat's Beard
Family: Saxifragaceae Genus: Astilbe Species: chinensis Cultivar: 'Visions In Red'
Visions Astilbe Planted · 12 years ago
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That just won't do! Report An Inaccuracy. - Buy Plants Trees Shrubs Online Buy Perennial Plants » · Gardenality Genius · Zone 8A · 10° to 15° F · Comment About Planting
'Visions' Chinese Astilbe is easily grown in average, medium, well-drained but moist soils in part shade to full shade. They prefer moist, humusy, organically rich soils. Soils must not be allowed to dry out. If regularly watered, foliage will usually remain attractive throughout the growing season. A summer compost mulch helps retain soil moisture. Chinese astilbes are generally noted, however, for having better sun and drought tolerance than other species of astilbe making them the perfect choice for the South.

10 years ago ·
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Removing faded flower stalks will not prolong bloom but may improve plant appearance, particularly if a ground cover look is desired. On the other hand, many gardeners leave the flower stalks in place after bloom because of the continuing ornamental interest of the dried seed heads.

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