Astilbe japonica 'Rheinland'

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False Spirea

USDA Hardiness Zone 4-8

Large, luxuriant flower plumes and very bold foliage makes this Astilbe a perfect accent to any bold leaf Hosta.

Height

20-24 Inches

Spread

15 Inches

Color

Pink/Red

Interesting Notes

Released by Arends in 1920.

Bloom Time

June-July (early)

Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips

Requires constant moisture to perform at best.
Prefers moist, slightly acidic, humus-rich soil in light shade to filtered sun.

When to Divide

early spring or fall, divide every 3 years to retain vigor

Good Companions

Yellow Foxglove (Digitalis grandiflora), Barren Strawberry (Waldsteinia ternata), Monkshood (Aconitum fischeri), Plantain Lily (Hosta ), Speedwell (Groundcover- Veronica ), Bugleweed (Ajuga reptans), Leatherwood Fern (Dryopteris marginalis)

Characteristics & Attributes

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