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Astilbe chinensis

Astilbe 'Dark Side of the Moon'

Unique foliage emerges yellow with dark margin, turning a rich glossy brown as they age. Raspberry colored buds atop dark stems produce rosy purple flowers. Performs best in full sun and moist soil, but will tolerate some shade.

  • Patent No: PPAF
  • Height: 18" – 24"
  • Width: 24" – 36"
  • Soil Conditions: Moist/Well Drained
  • Flower Color: Purple
  • Bloom Time: July, August
  • Hardiness Zone: 4 To 9
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Item Number Size Toolbox Notes Qty
24568.1G #1 160
  • Plant Characteristics - Astilbe chinensis

  • Attributes

    • Container
    • Fragrant Flower
  • Attracts Wildlife

    • Attracts Pollinators
  • Critter Resistance

    • Deer Resistant
    • Rabbit Resistant
  • Plant Habit

    • Mound
  • Light Conditions

    • Sun to Part Shade
  • Flower Color

    • Purple
  • Flower Hue

    • Medium
  • Flower Type

    • Panicle
  • Flower Height

    • 24" to 36"
  • Foliage Color

    • Purple
  • Leaf Texture

    • Medium
  • Flower Form

    • Single
  • Flower Size

    • 3" to 6"
  • Soil Moisture

    • Moist/Well Drained
  • Prune Time

    • After Blooming
  • Growth Rate

    • Average
  • Origin

    • Hybrid
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