Moisture retentive soil
Well drained soil
Plump feathery spikes of vivid, dark crimson-red flowers appear in mid summer above attractive, deeply divided foliage.
A compact, neat form of Astilbe bearing fluffy, feather-like plumes of delicate pale pink with very finely divided leaves. Bronze tinted on initial appearance, they turn dark green as they mature.
This tall variety holds itself up well with strong red stems lifting the purple-pink flowers well above the dark green foliage.
The flowers on this plant are a soft pink which contrasts well with the soft green foliage.