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August Light Astilbe Plant

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  • - False Spirea, False Goatsbeard
  • - Height: 24-28 inches
  • - Hardiness Zone: 4-9
  • - Exposure: Part Shade-Part Sun
  • - Bloom Time: June-July
  • - Every order comes complete with a large, Grade #1 bulb, premium fertilizer for rapid growth, and comprehensive planting instructions to ensure your success.
Plant Features

Astilbe arendsii 'August Light' adds fire to your midsummer garden with scarlet red plumes rising above deep green foliage. Be sure to cut some for your vases! Grows well in containers. The foliage remains attractive throughout the entire season. August Light is shipped as a bare root, a method we favor for its ability to establish quickly, double in size compared to its potted counterparts within the first season, and omit the necessity for plastic pots—providing an eco-friendly advantage.

Common Names: hybrid astilbe, false spirea, false goat's beard

Astilbe Companion Plants: Ferns, Helleborus, Hosta

Astilbe Plant Care Instructions: Ensure your plants remain consistently hydrated, as allowing them to dry out can be detrimental. The faded flowers may be pruned to encourage further blooming, or left intact to add enduring visual interest to your garden. Come early winter, consider trimming back the foliage to a modest 2 inches above the ground to promote healthy, vibrant growth in the forthcoming spring season.

Attribute name Attribute value
Plant Needs
Sunlight 2-5 hours
Soil Moisture Moist to Wet
Soil Properties Well-drained
Tolerates Clay soil
Fertilizer When transplanted and then once every Spring
Attribute name Attribute value
Plant Characteristics
Height Category Tall
Mature Spread 16-24 inches
Habit Upright
Flower Color Red
Foliage Color Green
Attracts Bees, Butterflies
Features Cut Flower
Garden Styles Container Garden, Cottage Garden, English Garden, Japanese Garden, Pollinator Garden, Woodland Garden
Plant Used for Aesthetic Appeal, Borders and Edging, Filler, Focal Point, Healing and Medicinal, Texture
Critter Resistance Deer, Rabbit
Pet Friendly Yes
Plant Type Hybrid

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Nice size-healthy

So nice to see a healthy and pretty colors. In my husbands Memorial Plot by the garage and love it there, growing & and hope it survives winter weather. Ask Grow Joy or online check. Must get a few more. Go check you wont be dissapointed.

From Susan | July 04, 2022


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