Common name: Japanese astilbe, False spirea
White lacy plumes, flower in early summer atop glossy deep green foliage.
Makes a bold statement when planted in masses.
Great in containers. Deer Resistant. Attracts butterflies.
Although astilbes are usually easy to grow they do require good drainage and lots of water especially if they are in more sun.
Exposure: Sun to shade
Photos credit & courtesy of Walters Gardens, Inc.