Astilbe is best grown in part sun-full shade. Ranging in heights from 12"-3' depending on variety. Bloom time is mid-summer and colors range from white to pinks, reds, and purples.
Astilbe 'August Light' is the latest blooming scarlet- red beginning in mid-summer. Foliage emerges deep red in spring. Great cut Astilbe, grows to 28"
'Bridal Veil' is a classic white flowering Astilbe with deep green glossy foliage. Grows 28"
'Deutchland' has pure white flowers in open lacy panicles. Grows 24"-30"
'Maggie Daley' has bright lavender flowers mid-late summer that are dense and fuzzy with shiny dark green foliage. Grows to 28"
'Milk and Honey' is more sun tolerant than other Astilbe and will hold up even in times of dought. Bushy foliage that is marbles with green and silver. Creamy white plumes turn light pink as they age. Grows to 30"
'Montgomery' emerges with bronze red foliage which then turns green. Flowers are dark magenta-red on dark red stems. Grows 20-24"
'Peach Blossom' has delicate peach flowers with hints of pink in full plumes and a nice clump form. Grows 24"
'Purple Candles' aka Purpurkerze' is a large growing unique Astilbe with its rich violet- red flowers that lighten as they age. Grows to 40"
'Rise and Shine' has a large 8" hot pink plume on strong stems. Sun tolerant and dought tolerant variety. Grows to 27"
'Visions' has raspberry pink plumess that have a very nice fragrance. Large green coarse textured leaves and vigorous grower. Grows to 14-16"
'Vision in Red' Has deep red buds that will open to pinkish red flowers on dense blooms. Grows to 15"
'Visions in Pink' is a mid-late pale pink flowers and is very foliferous with thick sturdy stems. Grows 20"
'Vision Inferno' is newest addition to series. Strong upright habit with flame like cream to blush pink plumes. Grows to 15-24"
'Younique Ruby Red' is a very early compact variety with ruby red plumes in early summer. Grows 12-16"
'Heavy Metal' New in the Music Series, this variety has fluffy cherry red flower plumes and very large above dark green foliage. Good in containers. Grows to 24-28"
'Mighty Chocolate Cherry' Giant Astilbe that blooms late with clusters of red flowers above ferny, dark red foliage. Grows 36-48"
'Visions in White' featuring feathery white blooms above bronze-green foliage getting to be 24" tall and wide.
Photo courtesy of Walters Gardens, Inc