Astilbe japonica 'Peach Blossom'

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False Spirea

USDA Hardiness Zone 4-8

Feathery, salmon-pink flowers that seem to cover the glossy, green foliage.

Height

16-20 Inches

Spread

15 Inches

Color

Pink/Red

Interesting Notes

One of Georg Arends first cultivars, released in 1903.

Bloom Time

June-July (early to mid)

Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips

Requires constant moisture to perform at best.

When to Divide

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

Good Companions

Coral Bells (Heuchera ), Branched Bugbane (Cimicifuga ramosa), Maiden Hair Fern (Adiantum pedatum), Plantain Lily (Hosta sieboldiana), Spotted Dead Nettle (Lamium maculatum), Coral Bells (Heuchera )

Characteristics & Attributes

Attributes & Uses
Crafts
Dried Flowers
Cut Flowers
Ground Cover
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Rabbit 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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