Astilbe chinensis 'Visions in Red' PP11,965

Chinese False Spirea

USDA Hardiness Zone 4-8

'Visions in Red' has fragrant magenta-purplemflowers with reddish stems. In spring the foliage has a bronze-red tint to it.

Height

15-18 Inches

Spread

12 Inches

Color

Pink/Red

Bloom Time

June-July

Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips

Somewhat tolerant of dry soils and petite enough for the front of a shady border.

When to Divide

early spring or fall

Good Companions

Bugleweed (Ajuga reptans), Japanese Windflower Anemone (Anemone ), Heartleaf Bergenia, Pigsqueak (Bergenia cordifolia), Old Fashioned Bleeding Heart (Dicentra spectabilis), Leatherwood Fern (Dryopteris marginalis), Plantain Lily (Hosta ), Coral Bells (Heuchera ), False Forget-Me-Not (Brunnera macrophylla), Barrenwort (Epimedium )

Characteristics & Attributes

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