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Astilbe chinensis 'Visions in White'
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Astilbe chinensis 'Visions in White'

Chinese Astilbe

Astilbe are a popular choice for shady gardens, where they perform well if given a rich, moist soil and regular watering. Astilbe 'Visions in White' features off-white plumes over a compact mound of elegant, lacy bronzy-green leaves. Also thrives in mixed containers. Excellent for cutting. Seed heads may be removed, or left on the plant for winter interest. 

Additional:

Chinese astilbes are generally noted for having better sun and drought tolerance than other species of astilbe.

Chinese Astilbe Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Easily grown in average, medium, well-drained soils in part shade to full shade. Prefers moist, organically rich soils. Soils must not be allowed to dry out. If regularly watered, foliage will usually remain attractive throughout the growing season. A summer compost mulch helps retain soil moisture.

Height:

18-24 in

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Spread:

18 in

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Hardiness Zone:

4 - 8

Characteristics & Attributes for Astilbe chinensis 'Visions in White'

Exposure
Shade
Partial Shade
Soil Moisture Preference
Moist
Attracts Wildlife
Butterflies
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Spring
Summer
Attributes
Cut Flower
Edging
Great Foliage
Border or Bed
Mass Planting
Container
Great Companion Plants for Astilbe chinensis 'Visions in White'
Plantain Lily Plantain Lily (Hosta 'Minuteman')
English Ivy English Ivy (Hedera helix 'Thorndale')
Coral Bells Coral Bells (Heuchera 'Forever Purple')
Coral Bells Coral Bells (Heuchera micrantha 'Palace Purple')
Goat's Beard Goat's Beard (Aruncus aethusifolius )
Fern Leaf Bleeding Heart Fern Leaf Bleeding Heart (Dicentra formosa 'Luxuriant')
Blue Sedge Blue Sedge (Carex flacca 'Blue Zinger')
Lungwort Lungwort (Pulmonaria longifolia 'Diana Clare')
(Leucothoe fontanesiana 'Little Flames')
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