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December 7, 2019

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False Spirea Astilbe arendsii
1. Amethyst
Strong, lavender plumes of Astilbe Amethyst sway above lacy deep green foliage in profusion. Airy plumes in early summer move with the slightest breeze.   Click to display 31"-33" 18"-24" 4-8 8" Green
2. Astary Mix
Showy flower plumes and striking foliage are indispensable in the shaded or woodland garden. Excellent complement to hosta, ferns, or Japanese iris, and especially attractive...   Click to display 8"-12" 8"-10" 4-8 4" Green
3. August Light
'August Light' is an improved variety with very full red flower plumes which shine brightly late in the season. New leaves emerge with a beautiful...   Click to display 28" 15"-24" 4-9 8" Terra Cotta
4. Boogie Woogie
One of the best new astilbes, with a more compact growth habit and many more blossoms than older varieties. Boogie Woogie's dense, dark green foliage...   Click to display 14"-16" 12"-14" 3-8 8" Green
5. Bressingham Beauty
'Bressingham Beauty' has dense, fernlike foliage and arching spires of rose-colored flowers in early summer. It's taller than most other Astilbes, so it belongs at...   Click to display 36"-36" 15"-18" 3-8 8" Terra Cotta
6. Bridal Veil
The classic white astilbe, 'Bridal Veil' has lacy white panicles that gently droop at the tips, lending a frothy look to the clump.   Click to display n/a n/a 18"-22" 4-9 8" Green
7. Burgundy Red
Dark red scapes carry raspberry colored buds which open to rich burgundy red, triangular flower plumes in early to midsummer. As the flowers age,...   Click to display 18"-20" 20" 4-9 8" Green
8. Cattleya
A tall, vigorous cultivar with dense plumes of rose-pink in midsummer. There are few plants of any kind that can rival a stand of 'Cattleya'...   Click to display 40" 15"-18" 3-8 8" Green
9. Color Flash® (aka Beauty of Ernst)
Brilliant electric green foliage emerges in early spring, soon maturing to a palette of burgundy, purple and green. In fall, foliage turns vibrant gold, orange...   Click to display 12"-16" 24"-28" 4 8" Green
10. Color Flash® Lime (aka Beauty of Lisse)
The leaves on Color Flash® Lime emerge light green and develop an intense yellowing as the season progresses. This plant is ideal for containers, shaded...   Click to display 18"-24" 14"-18" 3-8 8" Green
11. Cotton Candy
Cheerful cotton candy pink flowers are held in dense, triangulr plumes atop compact mounds of foliage in midsummer. Use this astilbe to line pathways or...   Click to display 16" 12"-15" 4-9 8" Terra Cotta
12. Country and Western
This midsized selection blooms in early summer with fluffy, soft-pink plumes over a mound of large, shiny, green leaves. A healthy, vigorous performer. Great in...   Click to display 14"-18" 14"-18" 4-9 8" Green
13. Fanal
'Fanal' has been around since 1933 but remains one of the best red Astilbes. It is attractive in almost every season. The fernlike foliage emerges...   Click to display 20" 12"-15" 3-8 8" Green
14. Flamingo
Astilbe is the perfect choice for brightening lifeless shaded areas. Provides eye-catching, pure pink, somewhat pendulous plumes held by strong stems and glossy fern-like foliage...   Click to display 20" 15" 3-8 8" Terra Cotta
15. Glow
Very dark red buds open to reveal striking, deep red flowers with rose highlights; they truly glow as their name implies. Flower plumes are narrowly...   Click to display 30"-30" 18"-24" 4-9 8" Terra Cotta
16. Grande
Striking flowers and attractive foliage. Ideal for moist, shaded gardens or at water's edge. Excellent cut flower. Blooms June to August.   Click to display 32" 30" 4 4" Green
17. Look At Me
This selection has large, fragrant, bubble-gum pink plumes on red stems over a compact mound of elegant, lacy green leaves. Declared the best new plant...   Click to display 16"-18" 12"-18" 3-9 8" Green
18. Nemo
Vigorous and floriferous on well-branched dark foliage, 'Nemo" is jam-packed with vivid lavender pink plumes. This variety earned a first-place award at the world-renowned Keukenhof...   Click to display 28"-32" 22"-24" 4-9 8" Green
19. Rhythm and Blues
Bright raspberry-pink plumes with a full, fuzzy appearance and a diamond shape. Blooms in early summer. Large, coarsely textured, medium green leaves and dark stems.   Click to display 25" 16"-20" 4-9 8" Green
20. Rock and Roll
Astilbe 'Rock and Roll' has puffy white plumes with a pyramidal shape, and large, coarsely textured, dark green foliage and reddish stems. It blooms in...   Click to display 20" 12"-15" 4-9 8" Green
21. Sister Theresa
'Sister Theresa' has large salmon-pink blooms with a blocky shape. It may occasionally throw dark pink blooms. Excellent potted plant, edging, perennial border foreground or...   Click to display 24" 16"-20" 4-9 8" Green
22. Snowdrift
Sparkling white flowers on wide, bright green feathery plumes. Blooms early- to mid-summer.   Click to display 26" 16"-20" 4-9 8" Green
23. Weisse Gloria (White Gloria)
Snow white flowers on dense, pyramidal plumes. Blooms in early summer. Shiny, dark green foliage provides tremendous contrast for the light-colored plumes.   Click to display 24"-28" 18"-20" 4-9 8" Green
24. Younique™ Cerise
This selection features a low mound of lacy green foliage, topped by large branching heads of fragrant, triangular bright pink plumes. Good for a shady...   Click to display 12"-16" 14"-18" 4-9 8" Green
25. Younique™ Lilac
Astible Younique™ Lilac grows quickly to form a nice mound of petite foliage topped by bunches of fragrant, triangular, lavender pink plumes in early to...   Click to display 16"-20" 16"-20" 4-9 8" Green
26. Younique™ Ruby Red
Astible Younique™ Ruby Red grows quickly to form a nice mound of petite foliage topped by bunches of fragrant, triangular, red plumes in early to...   Click to display 16"-20" 16"-20" 4-9 8" Green
27. Younique™ Silvery Pink
Astible Younique™ Silvery Pink grows quickly to form a nice mound of petite foliage topped by bunches of fragrant, triangular, pale pink plumes in early...   Click to display 16"-20" 16"-20" 4-9 8" Green
Astilbe chinensis
28. Maggie Daley
A later blooming species useful for extending the bloom season into late summer. Foliage is deeply incised, coarsely textured, and often bronze-green in color. Flowers...   Click to display 28" 16"-20" 4-9 8" Green
29. Mighty™ Pip
A gorgeous four foot tall astilbe with showy, clear salmon pink plumes over boldly divided dark green leaves that may have bronze edging. Plant this...   Click to display 40"-48" 24"-36" 3-9 8" Green
30. Mighty™ Red Quin
A gorgeous four foot tall astilbe with showy, upright red plumes over boldly divided dark green leaves that may have bronze edging. Plant this showstopper...   Click to display 40"-48" 24"-36" 3-9 8" Green
Astilbe hybrid
31. Amber Moon
'Amber Moon' is useful for brightening up the shade garden as well as providing beautiful long-stemmed flowers for fresh and dried bouquets. The foliage emerges...   Click to display 34"-38" 22"-28" 4-9 8" Terra Cotta
32. Delft Lace
This beautiful perennial has lacy, deep blue-green, waxy foliage with a light silver overlay. Red stems carry panicles of deep salmon pink buds which open...   Click to display 24"-36" 24" 4-9 8" Terra Cotta
33. Happy Spirit
A red-stemmed variety with large white flowers. The dark red stems of this Astilbe stand out against its pure white flowers that will mature to...   Click to display 20"-22" 14"-16" 3-8 8" Green
34. Rise and Shine
Large, hot pink, pyramidal plumes are held on strong stems above a robust mound of beautiful foliage. This A. chinensis hybrid is more tolerant of...   Click to display 27" 12"-18" 4-9 8" Terra Cotta
Astilbe simplicifolia
35. Aphrodite
Red and white flower parts combine to form vibrant rosy-red plumes on upright, red stems. Blooms in mid to late summer. New foliage has red...   Click to display 16" 10"-14" 4-9 8" Green
36. Key Largo
Mid-late, shiny dark green foliage with bright shell pink flowers, produces twice as many flowers than other types, often reblooms.   Click to display 16"-20" 18"-24" 3-8 8" Green
Astilbe thunbergii
37. Ostrich Plume (Straussenfeder)
Rich coral-rose, arching plumes are very large, open, and drooping; very different than typical astilbe flowers. Blooms are presented on tall stems above the glaucous...   Click to display 30" 24"-28" 4-9 8" Green
Astilbe x arendsii
38. Erika
‘Erica’ is a tall hybrid cultivar which features open, narrow panicles of soft pink flowers on upright stems (to 3’ tall). Flowers bloom late spring...   Click to display 30"-36" 18"-24" 3-8 8" Green
Sorbaria sorbifolia Sorbaria sorbifolia
39. Falsespirea
Looks much like a giant, white Astilbe with its bold and dramatic, 6"-10" flowers during July and August. Bold tropical looking leaves and suckering habit....   Click to display 6'-8' 5'-10' 2-7 10" Black
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