Photo Courtesy of Walters Gardens

Astilbe arendsii August Light (False Spirea)

Scarlet red, aromatic plumes grow on thin green stems high atop red-tinted dark green deeply lobed foliage. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms mid to late summer
2 ft tall x 1.5-2 ft wide
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Attracts butterflies
Tolerant to juglone


Zone Zone 4
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade
Moisture Moderate to Consistent Moisture