Common Name: Hybrid Astilbe, False Spirea
- Bright red plumes are presented in upright spires
- Blooms in early summer; one of the earliest reds to bloom
- Foliage is mahogany red in spring, turning green by summer
- One of the most popular reds; a vigorous grower
A member of Astilbe x arendsii (Hybrid Astilbe/False Spirea). A group of hybrids developed by famed German nurseryman George Arends. Includes crosses between A. chinensis var. davidii with A. astilboides, A. japonica, and A. thunbergii. The resulting hybrids comprise over 95% of all Astilbe sold in the USA.
Bee friendly. Deer and rabbit resistant.