Photo Courtesy of Walters Gardens

Astilbe arendsii Snowdrift (False Spirea)

Dense, white, aromatic plumes grow on thin burgundy stems high atop dark, glossy, burgundy, deeply lobed foliage. Moderate growth rate.

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


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