Astilbe x arendsii 'Amethyst'
Astilbe x arendsii 'Amethyst'
Astilbe x arendsii 'Amethyst'
Astilbe x arendsii 'Amethyst'
Astilbe x arendsii 'Amethyst'

Astilbe x arendsii 'Amethyst'

False Spirea

Saxifragaceae

Height

40 - 60 cm​

Flower colour

pink

Flowering time

August - September

Foliage colour

green

Sunlight

sun

Soil

well drained, humus rich, fertile

pH

acid - neutral - alkaline

Hardiness

hardy

Plant range

garden variety

The genus Astilbe belongs to the Saxifragaceae  family. Most species are native to E-Asia. They need fairly moist soil and a sunny, sheltered position. Many cultivars flower too late for Icelandic conditions and it's therefore important to choose early flowering cultivars.

Propagation:


Division in spring.

Flowers late. Flowering is not guaranteed, needs a long, warm summer to flower.

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