Astilbe chinensis 'Vision in Pink'

Vision in Pink Astilbe: Patent PP 11960

Categories: Herbaceous Perennial

Seed heads may be removed, or left on the plant for winter interest. Will tolerate full sun, in cool summer regions. USPP#11860, CPBR#1333: unlicensed propagation prohibited.


More About Astilbe chinensis 'Vision in Pink'

  • thick, bushy blooms
  • great growers

This recent midsize selection features showy, soft-pink plumes, over a compact mound of elegant, lacy blue-green leaves. Also thrives in tubs, or mixed containers. Excellent for cutting. 


Vision in Pink Astilbe Growing and Maintenance Tips

Astilbes are long-lived perennials that are most comfortable when grown in rich soil and light shade to filtered sun. They will grow in full shade, but will not bloom as prolifically there. Though they are easy to grow, Astilbes have one critical requirement--lots of water. Plants must have consistently moist soil; dryness leads to a quick demise, especially in sun. Increase watering as the foliage emerges and the plumes mature. If the soil dries out, the leaves will develop brown, crispy margins and will begin to drop. Fertilize Astilbes in late spring before flowering starts. Wait to cut back the old foliage until spring; it will help protect the plant from winter damage. In the spring, if the crown has risen above soil level, gently press it back into the ground and apply some organic matter around the plant. Plants should be divided in early spring every 3-4 years to maintain vigor.

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Height:

22-24 Inches

Spread:

18-20 Inches

Hardiness Zone:

4-9

Astilbe chinensis 'Vision in Pink' Characteristics

Attributes

  • Dried Flower
  • Good for Shady Sites
  • Mass Plant
  • Specimen
  • Cut Flower / or Foliage
  • Good for Naturalizing

Critter Resistance

  • Rabbit Resistant
  • Deer Resistant

Exposure

  • Morning Sun / Afternoon Shade
  • Shade Tolerant
  • Part Sun/Part Shade

Growth Rate in the Garden

  • Medium

Season of Interest (Flowering)

  • Late Summer

Season of Interest (Foliage)

  • All Season

Soil Moisture Needs

  • Average
  • Moist

Flower Color

  • Pink
  • Light Pink

Habit

  • Spreading
  • Clumping