Flower panicles cascade like ostrich feathers
A unique and special variety, this award winner has billowing, elegantly arching panicles consisting of hundreds of tiny, coral-pink flowers that cascade like giant feathers, so it is commonly called Ostrich Plume. These weeping panicles bloom from early to late summer on stems reaching 80–90 cm tall, well above the habit's 50 cm height. The leaves, which are tinted bronze when young but later turn dark green, are shaped differently than those of most astilbes. Rather than being frond shaped, like those found on a fern, Straussenfeder's leaves are larger and lobed, adding further to its distinctiveness. Pollinators will flutter, flit or buzz around this perennial's colourful panicles throughout their flowering period. Excellent in borders, shade gardens and as cut flowers. Resists the advances of foraging deer and hungry rabbits. Recipient of the Royal Horticultural Society's Award of Garden Merit in 1970.
Breck's times its shipments from Holland so that bulbs arrive at the proper planting time (depending on climatic conditions) for each area of Canada.
We take advance reservations, and then just as soon as the crops are harvested, our staff of Dutch Bulb Experts makes an on-the-spot selection of the finest bulbs available to fill those reservations.
|2021 Spring Shipping Schedule|
|Zones||Bareroot Perennials & Bulbs|
|3AB - 9AB||4/12/21 - 6/4/21|
|Last Order Date||6/7/2021|
|Up to $20 order||$7.95|
|$20.01 to $40.00||$9.95|
|$40.01 to $60.00||$11.95|
|$60.01 to $80.00||$13.95|
|$80.01 to $100.00||$15.95|
|$100.01 to $150.00||$16.95|
|$150.01 and over||10% of total|