Astilbe chinensis – Chinese Astilbe – ‘Purple Candles’

Garden Height
42 - 42
Spacing
18 - 24
Spread
18 - 24
Habit
Upright
Container Role
Thriller
Flower Size
Tall
Flower Colors
Purple
Light Level
Part Shade to Shade, Sun
Proven Selections
  • Dense, poker-like plumes emerge a rich violet-red, then lighten up as they age
  • Blooms in midsummer
  • Bold, dark green foliage with a coarse texture
  • Has a unique look; makes a strong color statement in the garden

Features

  • Dense, poker-like plumes emerge a rich violet-red, then lighten up as they age
  • Blooms in midsummer
  • Bold, dark green foliage with a coarse texture
  • Has a unique look; makes a strong color statement in the garden

Attracts: Bees

Resists: Deer, Rabbits

Fragrant Flower

Maintenance Notes

Easy to grow.

Maintenance Category Easy

Water Category Average

Bloom Time

Flower Form Border Plant, Cut Flower, Dried Flower, Mass Planting

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