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Scientific name: Astilbe spp.    a-stil-be

Common name: False Spirea

Design Characteristics

Height  6-36"
Spread  12-24"
Form  clump with upright
flower stalk
Texture  fine
Flower color  white
 pink
 red
Leaf color  green
Time of bloom  summer

Horticultural Characteristics

Light
requirement
 part shade
 full-sun in north
Soil
requirement
 moist, humusy
Propagation
method
 division
USDA Hardiness Zone   4-9

Miscellaneous

Peculiarities/Problems   
Uses  front to mid border in masses
Comments  divide every few years to maintain vigor