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Astilbes

Immensely popular, Astilbes are fabulous plants for shady, moist conditions. Admired for their graceful, colorful flower plumes rising elegantly above mounds of fern-like foliage which remains attractive all season long, they light up your shade garden for weeks and add a dazzling splash of color in the landscape.


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Astilbe 'Amethyst' (Arendsii Hybrid)

Admired for its graceful, lilac-purple flower plumes rising elegantly above fern-like mounds of deep green foliage, Astilbe 'Amethyst' (Astilbe x arendsii) is an eye-catching cultivar that sizzles in the sun and glows in shade

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Astilbe 'Bressingham Beauty' (Arendsii Hybrid)

A reliable and tall Astilbe variety, Astilbe 'Bressingham Beauty' (Astilbe x arendsii) features graceful, arching plumes of salmon-pink flowers rising elegantly above fern-like mounds of deep green foliage

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Astilbe 'Bridal Veil' (Arendsii Hybrid)

Reliable and free flowering, Astilbe 'Bridal Veil' (Astilbe arendsii) features luminous, dense, pyramidal shaped, ivory white flower plumes which stand out in the night garden

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Astilbe 'Country and Western'

Very floriferous, Astilbe 'Country and Western' features large, fluffy plumes of luminous, salmon pink flowers which stand out and brighten up a shady spot in the garden. Profuse, they rise gracefully in early - mid summer above an attractive mound of fern-like deep green, glossy foliage.

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Astilbe 'Darwin's Dream' (Arendsii Hybrid)

A useful early flowering Astilbe variety with a low growing habit, Astilbe 'Darwin's Dream' (Astilbe x arendsii) features graceful, dense, deep pink flower plumes rising elegantly above fern-like mounds of deep green foliage

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Astilbe 'Delft Lace'

Standing out, Astilbe 'Delft Lace' features very long, apricot pink flower plumes borne on upright and sturdy bright red stems.

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Astilbe 'Deutschland' (Japonica Hybrid)

An excellent Astilbe variety which should be grown in all gardens, Astilbe 'Deutschland' (Astilbe japonica) features masses of luminous, pure white, pyramidal shaped flower plumes which stand out in the night garden.

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Astilbe 'Diamond' (Arendsii Hybrid)

A very good garden plant with many flowers held on strong stems, Astilbe 'Diamond' or 'Diamant' (Astilbe x arendsii) features graceful, long, slender, pure white flower plumes rising elegantly above fern-like mounds of deep green foliage. Glowing in the shade, each plume consists of hundreds of densely packed tiny flowers, each opening in succession, providing a long season of bloom.

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Astilbe 'Europa' (Japonica Hybrid)

One of the first Astilbes to flower, Astilbe 'Europa' (Astilbe japonica) features luminous, dense, pyramidal shaped, soft pink flower plumes which stand out in the night garden.

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Astilbe 'Fanal' (Arendsii Hybrid)

With the darkest red flowers of all Astilbes, award-winning Astilbe 'Fanal' (Astilbe x arendsii) is a top choice with its full, narrow, dark crimson red plumes elegantly rising atop an attractive bronze foliage

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Astilbe 'Granat' (Arendsii Hybrid)

A very popular tall cultivar, Astilbe 'Granat' is an eye-catching cultivar that sizzles in the sun and glows in the shade.

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Astilbe 'Hip Hop'

Very floriferous, Astilbe 'Hip Hop' features unique plumes of luminous, light pink flowers dotted with contrasting hot pink stamens which stand out and brighten up a shady spot in the garden.

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Astilbe 'Hyacinth' (Arendsii Hybrid)

A popular Astilbe variety with sturdy stems and abundant flowers, Astilbe 'Hyacinth' or 'Hyazinth' (Astilbe x arendsii) features graceful, lavender-pink flower plumes rising elegantly above fern-like mounds of deep green foliage

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Astilbe 'Jump and Jive'

Free-flowering, Astilbe 'Jump and Jive' features luminous, dense, magenta-pink flower plumes which stand out and brighten up a shady spot in the garden.

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Astilbe 'Montgomery' (Japonica Hybrid)

Standing out, Astilbe 'Montgomery' (Astilbe japonica) features dense, dark magenta red flower plumes borne on upright, dark red stems. Quite showy, they rise gracefully in early to midsummer above an attractive mound of fern-like deep green, glossy foliage, which emerges bronze-red in spring.

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Astilbe 'Red Sentinel' (Japonica Hybrid)

One of the best red Astilbes, Astilbe 'Red Sentinel' features vibrant crimson red flower plumes borne on erect, mahoghany-red stems

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Astilbe 'Rheinland' (Japonica Hybrid)

Incredibly attractive, Astilbe 'Rheinland' (Astilbe japonica) features abundant, open panicles of sparkling, clear pink flower plumes borne on upright, reddish stems.

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Astilbe 'Snowdrift' (Arendsii Hybrid)

Admired for its graceful, pure white flower plumes rising elegantly above fern-like mounds of deeply-cut foliage, Astilbe 'Snowdrift' (Astilbe x arendsii) is a superb cultivar that brightens up any shady areas of the garden.

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Astilbe 'Sprite' (Simplicifolia Hybrid)

Late flowering dwarf Astilbe!

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Astilbe 'Stand and Deliver'

An excellent garden plant, Astilbe 'Stand and Deliver' features long and full, bright reddish-pink flower plumes which are borne on upright, strong stems.

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Astilbe 'Younique Carmine'

Very floriferous, Astilbe 'Younique Carmine' is an outstanding garden plant which features fluffy, carmine-red flower plumes atop numerous panicles neatly held in tidy, eye-catching bouquet.

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Astilbe 'Younique Salmon'

Very floriferous, Astilbe 'Younique Salmon' is an outstanding garden plant which features fluffy, salmon-pink flower plumes atop numerous panicles neatly held in tidy, eye-catching bouquet.

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Astilbe chinensis 'Maggie Daley'

A later flowering variety, Chinese Astilbe 'Maggie Daley' (Astilbe chinensis) features profuse and striking bouquets of lavender-purple flower plumes held upright on strong stems.

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Astilbe chinensis 'Vision'

Admired for its long-lasting, graceful flower plumes rising elegantly above fern-like mounds of glossy foliage

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