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Astilbe japonica 'Red Sentinel'

Also called Japanese Astilbe


 Suitable Substitutions for Astilbe japonica 'Red Sentinel'

 
Photo courtesy of Walters Garden, Inc

Photo courtesy of Walters Garden, Inc

More About Astilbe japonica 'Red Sentinel'

  • Panicles of deep crimson-red are held on tall, red stems
  • Leaves emerge bronze-red and mature to dark green as the season progresses
  • Bloom Time: June to July
  • Flower Height: 90 cm
  • Foliage Height: 60 cm

Zone:

3

Height:

60-90 cm

Spread:

50-60 cm

Colour:

Red
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False Spirea Growing and Maintenance Tips

Grows 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 japonica 'Red Sentinel' Characteristics

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

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Medium

Flowering Time

Lt. Spr-Sum

Habit

Upright
Clumping

Foliage Color

Bronze
Green (dark)

Landscape uses

Woodland/woods edge
Border/edging