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Strawberry Cake Astilbe

Old Price $28.99 Price $18.99 Packed 1 per package
Availability: In Stock
sku # 63734
We ship this item in Spring at the proper planting time for your hardiness zone.

Unique tall stems and large plumes!

As spring turns to summer, gorgeous fernlike foliage gives way to beautiful deep wine-red plumes. When planted in moist soil, this astilbe stays beautiful well into fall! Strawberry Cake has especially tall, sturdy stems and large plumes to make a big statement in shady spots. It also pairs well with other shade-loving perennials, like hostas and bleeding hearts. Astilbe chinensis

  • Zone 3 to 9
  • Light Requirements Part to Full Shade
  • Height 50–65 cm
  • Size 2–3 Eye Division
  • Bloom Time Early to Midsummer
  • Deer Resistant

Product Details

  • FormPerennial
  • Flower FormEach large, 40 cm plume consists of hundreds of tiny flowers.
  • Foliage TypeDivided green foliage
  • Growth RateFast
  • Spread60 cm
  • Planting InstructionsPlant with the eyes just below the soil. Spacing: 60 cm. Water well after planting.
  • Soil RequirementsMoist, humus rich soils, well drained.
  • Spacing 60 cm
  • Will TolerateAcidic Soil, Clay Soil, Loamy Soil, Wet Soil, Sandy Soil
  • Watering DescriptionAverage to high water needs. Water regularly, do not overwater.
  • Winter careMulch +/- 5 cm
  • PruningNot needed.

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  • 2021 Spring Shipping Schedule
    Zones Bareroot Perennials & Bulbs
    3AB - 9AB 4/12/21 - 6/4/21
    Last Order Date 6/7/2021
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