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Astilbe chinensis var. taquetii 'Superba'

Also called False Spirea


More About Astilbe chinensis var. taquetii 'Superba'

  • Tall selection of astilbe
  • Upright, narrow, lilac-mauve blooms appear over lacy, dark green foliage
  • Chinese astilbe are generally more sun tolerant and require less water
  • Bloom Time: Late summer into early fall
  • Flower Height: 120 cm
  • Foliage Height: 60 cm

Zone:

3

Height:

60-120 cm

Spread:

60-80 cm

Colour:

Mauve-lilac
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Fall Astilbe, Chinese Astilbe 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 var. taquetii 'Superba' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Full Shade
Full Shade
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

Well-drained
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Medium

Flowering Time

Lt. Sum-Fall

Habit

Upright
Clumping

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape uses

Woodland/woods edge
Border/edging

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