Astilbe japonica 'Red Sentinel'

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False Spirea

USDA Hardiness Zone 4-8

Raspberry-red bloom with bronze green foliage, often tinged with red. One of the best and 'reddest' reds!

Height

30-34 Inches

Spread

15-18 Inches

Color

Pink/Red

Interesting Notes

Bred by Van den Ouden in the Netherlands and released in 1947.

Bloom Time

June-July (early)

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

Plantain Lily (Hosta ), Bugbane (Cimicifuga ramosa), Cinnamon Fern (Osmunda cinnamomea), Spotted Dead Nettle (Lamium maculatum)

Characteristics & Attributes

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