Astilbe chinensis 'Visions'
Common name: Chinese astilbe 'Visions'
Raspberry fragrant plumes appear in mid-summer.
Visions astilbe is said to be more drought tolerant than other varieties
Makes a great cut and dried flower.
Looks stunning when planted in masses.
Works great in containers.
Although astilbes are usually easy to grow they do require
good drainage and lots of water especially if they are in more sun.
Exposure: Part shade
Photos courtesy of Walters Gardens