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Astilbe chinensis 'Vision in Pink'

#PP11860, CPBR1333

Also called Chinese Astilbe


More About Astilbe chinensis 'Vision in Pink' (PP11860, CPBR1333)

  • Long-lasting, pale pink
  • Flowers fade to green rather than brown when finished, and remain attractive throughout the fall
  • Lacy foliage is compact, dense, and dark green with a hint of blue
  • Chinese astilbe are generally more sun tolerant and require less water
  • Bloom Time: July to August

Zone:

3

Height:

40-50 cm

Spread:

40-60 cm

Colour:

Pink (pale)
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False Spirea Growing and Maintenance Tips

Grows best in light to moderate shade, with average to moist soils. Astilbe may burn if planted in full sun. Deep shade tolerant, but will not flower as prolifically. Water plants during the summer especially if there is less than average rainfall. Extended drought periods will lead to browning of the foliage and may result in foliage drop. After flowers finish, prune off spent blooms and lightly shape the foliage to encourage new growth. 


Astilbe chinensis 'Vision in Pink' (PP11860, CPBR1333) Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Full Shade
Full Shade
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Butterflies
Rabbit Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Cut Flower/Foliage
Cut Flower/Foliage
Long Blooming
Long Blooming
Fragrant
Fragrant
Dried Flower/Foliage
Dried Flower/Foliage
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Rock garden
Rock garden

Soil Moisture

Moist to Average
Well-drained

Growth Rate

Medium

Flowering Time

Summer

Habit

Compact
Clumping

Foliage Color

Green (dark)

Landscape uses

Border/edging
Woodland/woods edge

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