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.