Astilbe Bunter Mix Astilbe Arendsii is a shade-loving, unique in appearance, perennial plant. The Astilbe seeds can be sown indoors in early spring and transplanted outside when the weather is warmer. The established plant features a dark green, serrated foliage and produces densely packed, column-like, flower panicles on thin, upright stems. This Astilbe mix includes violet, red, pink, and cream flowers. Astilbe Bunter Mix makes an exceptionally showy, colorful display in a shade garden, and blooms all summer long attracting butterflies and bees.
Astilbe Bunter Mix is an excellent groundcover and widely used in mass or group planting. The plant is perfect for shade and woodland gardens or shaded areas of border fronts. Astilbe makes a wonderful addition to hostas, ferns, and other types of shade planting. Astilbe Arendsii likes to grow in partial shade, and prefers moist but well-drained soil. Astilbe Bunter is a fantastic cut flower for fresh or dried floral arrangements.
Height: 28 Inches
Bloom Season: Summer
Environment: Shade/Partial Shade
Soil Type: Average, Moist well-drained, pH 5.5-6.8
USDA Zones: 4-8
Sow Indoors: Spring (6-8 weeks before last frost)
Sow Outdoors: Spring
Seed Depth: Surface sowing - press seeds slightly into the soil
Germination Time: 28-35 Days