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Astilbe japonica 'Delft Lace'

Delft Lace' Japanese Astilbe

Delft Lace' Japanese Astilbe

Exposure

  • Sun
  • Partial shade
  • Shade

Rusticity

4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11

Bloom time

  • July

  • White tailed-deer resistant
  • White-tailed deer resistant
  • Dense foliage
  • Attracts butterflies
  • Abundant flowers

Delicate apricot-pink flowers, contrasting with the green foliage, becoming burgundy in autumn.

Plant details

Dimensions

Spacing
12 - 20 in.
Spread
12 - 23 in.
Height
12 - 23 in.

Characteristics

Habit:

  • Rounded
  • Upright

Flowering colours:

  • Apricot pink

Plant needs

Watering:

  • Water regularly the year of planting
  • then when it is hot and dry
  • because astilbe fears drought.

Maintenance:

  • Easy. Cut short in the fall

Soil requirement:

  • Astilbe loves humid places
  • fresh to heavy and marshy soils
  • but also accepts any good garden soil provided that it is not too dry in summer.

Features

Resistance:

  • White-tailed deer
  • Diseases

Attract:

  • Bees
  • Butterflies

Use:

  • Flowerbeds
  • Borders
  • Butterfly garden
  • Shade garden

Attribute:

  • Delicate foliage
  • feathery flowers

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