How to grow Astilbe arendsii

Astilbe arendsii growing herbaceous rhizome of the genus Astilbe also known as False spirea, Astilbe arendsii perennial evergreen or deciduous used as ornamental fragrant cut flower plant, can grow in temperate or cold mediterranean or subtropics climate and growing in hardiness zone 3-9.

Leaves color green elliptic with serrated margin some leaves grow in groups 3 to 7 leaves.

Astilbe arendsii flower

Flower fragrant color can be: red, white, pink, purple or yellow, the leaves small growing in inflorescence, in cones shape.

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Requirements for Astilbe arendsii growing and care:

Cold climate

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative reproduction

Is it necessary to use vegetative reproduction?

Difficulties or problems when growing:

Planting season:
Spring, summer

Pests and diseases:

Pruning season:

How to prune:
Dead flower and for design

Size of the plant?
20-60 cm, 8-24 inches

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing

Water requirement:
Average amount of water / Big amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Half Shade / Full Shade

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Flowering information

Bloom season:
Spring / Summer / Autumn

General information about the flower:
Fragrant flowers color can be: red, white, pink, purple or orange, the leaves small growing in inflorescence, in cones shape.

Scientific name:

Astilbe arendsii

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