Astilbe ‘Delft Lace’

(Delft Lace Astilbe)


$14.99


Hardiness Zones:

 4a  4b  5a  5b  6a  6b  7a  7b  8a  8b  9a  9b

Quick Overview:

This beautiful perennial forms a robust clump of lacy, deep blue-green, waxy foliage with red highlights.  The foliage displays some burgundy fall color.  Red stems carry panicles of deep salmon red buds which open to soft apricot pink flowers in early summer. Deep red seed panicles extend the season of interest through summer.

Description

Easily grown in average, medium, well-drained soils in part shade to full shade. Prefers moist, humusy, organically rich soils. Soils must not be allowed to dry out. If regularly watered, foliage will usually remain attractive throughout the growing season. A summer compost mulch helps retain soil moisture. Removing faded flower stalks will not prolong bloom but may improve plant appearance, particularly if a ground cover look is desired. On the other hand, many gardeners leave the flower stalks in place after bloom because of the continuing ornamental interest of the dried seed heads. Divide clumps when overcrowding occurs (every 3-4 years).

Additional information

Common Name

Delft Lace Astilbe

Botanical Name

Astilbe 'Delft Lace'

Container/Amount

1 gallon

Evergreen or Deciduous

Deciduous

Hardiness Zone

4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b

Growth Rate

Average

Light Requirements

Part-shade, Shade

Height

2-3'

Width

2 ft.

Soil Condition

Well-drained

Water Needs

Average, Consistent moisture

Blooming Period

early summer

Flower Color

light pink

Fragrance

No

Foliage Color

deep green with red highlights

Deer Resistant

Yes

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