Thursday, May 24, 2007

In Bloom at Botanica: Astilbe

Botanical Name: Astilbe x arendsii 'Fanal'

Where: Woodland Wildflower Garden

Description: This deep-garnet red feathery bloom rises above the bronze-green foliage on this shade loving perennial. It grows in mounds reaching a height of 2'.

Growing Tips: Prefers shady locations and moist soil.

Uses: Great herbaceous plant for adding texture and color to your shade garden.

Also Blooming: Poppies, Indigo, Penstemons and Coreopsis.

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