Astilbe 'Rise and Shine'
Astilbe 'Rise and Shine' is a chinensis hybrid with large 8" pyramidal plumes that are fragrant, long-lasting hot pink, growing 26" high over thick but compact, coarse green foliage. It blooms in midsummer and is somewhat drought tolerant compared to other astilbe plants.
||Spacing: 15 - 20" apart
|Light: Light sun to full shade
||Soil: Humus-rich, woodland, consistently moist but airy
|Bloom Time: midsummer
||Zones: 3 - 8
Photo courtesy of Walters Gardens, Inc.