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False Spiraea, Meadow Sweet


These pretty perennials are valued for their attractive fern-like foliage and plume-like flower clusters of showy white, pink, purple, or red blooms spring through summer. Graceful feathery plumes hold the flowers on wiry stems well above the foliage. Prefer shade and moist conditions.

Astilbe 'Assorted Varieties'

Leaf Characteristics

Leaf texture : Fern-like

Leaf length : 9-30"

Leaf shape : Compound; toothed

Leaf color : Green

Flower Characteristics

Flower color :Red

Plant Anatomy

Foliage growth cycle : Dormancy period

Average size maturity width : 2-3 ft.

Average size maturity height : 1/2- 3 ft.

Cultural Information

USDA Zone : 0 to 5 F( Z7a)

Sunset zone : 1-7, 14-17

Water requirements : Regular

Light exposure : Partial Sun

Landscape Attributes

Attractive bark :Yes

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