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Astilbe 'Fanal' 5 Bare Root Divisions

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Astilbe 'Fanal' flowers seem to glitter in the summer shade garden. The tall, frothy blooms of deep red drift above waves of bronze-green foliage. It's a fine choice for naturalizing in woodland gardens.

Name(s): Astilbe x arendsii 'Fanal' , False Goat's Beard

Flower Color: Dark red

Bloom Time: Mid-summer

Foliage: Herbaceous, green, fern-like

Height/Spread: 12 inches to 18 inches x 12 inches to 18 inches.

Climate Zones: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

Sun Exposure: Partial shade to full shade. May tolerate full sun in cooler climates.

Soil Condition: Moist to well-drained, loamy, pH 5.6 to 7.5

Features: Lacy flowers, fern-like foliage.

Uses: Massed planting, naturalizing, perennial borders, woodland gardens, shade gardens.

Comments: Astilbe is commonly known as false spirea, goat's beard and false goats beard. Bloom season ranges from early to mid-summer. Plant height ranges from 12 inches to 36 inches.

Astilbe performs well in USDA climate zones 3 through 8. Because it is native to woodland coves and ravines, it stands to reason that shade is the preferred environment. But astilbe also thrives in sunny gardens if adequate moisture is supplied. Slightly moist, loamy soil with pH ranging from 5.6 to 7.5 is recommended. Take care not to over-water.

These are bare root divisions. They may lack foliage. Fibrous roots extending from the main rhizome usually look dry. Depending on the number of growing points (known as "eyes") per division, the length of the rhizomes could be from 2 inches to 6 inches. Space 12 inches apart.

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