Astilbe chinensis 'Vision in White' PP18,965

Chinese False Spirea

USDA Hardiness Zone 4-8

Robust, dark green, glossy foliage with large creamy white plume blooms. A great performer, more drought and humidity tolerant than many other Astilbe varieties. Compact habit with very upright flowers.

Height

24 in

Spread

16-18 in

Color

White

Interesting Notes

Bred by Johannes Gerardus van Veen and Introduced by Future Plants

Bloom Time

June-July

Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips

Requires constant moisture to perform at its best. Situate in part-shade to full shade in groups or in a woodland border.

When to Divide

early spring or fall

Good Companions

Pacific Bleeding Heart (Dicentra formosa), Bugleweed (Ajuga reptans), Japanese Painted Fern (Athyrium nipponicum), Branched Bugbane (Cimicifuga ramosa), Old Fashioned Bleeding Heart (Dicentra spectabilis), Hellebore (Helleborus Winter Thrillers), Hosta (Hosta ), Spotted Dead Nettle (Lamium maculatum), Bleeding Heart (Dicentra spectabilis), Coral Bells (Heuchera )

Characteristics & Attributes

Attributes & Uses
Cut Flowers
Dried Flowers
Containers
Ground Cover
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Exposure
Shade
Partial Shade
Foliage Color
Dark Green
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Spring
Summer
Fall
Soil Moisture Preference
Rich
Moist
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