Astilbe Aphrodite

 

Astilbe Aphrodite. Vigorous perennial with handsome bronze foliage. Plumes of deep red flowers. Having a clump forming growth habit. Ideal in a Border or Bog Garden Max Height 60cm. Max Spread 60cm. Flowers July to August. Does best in fertile well drained soil in a partial shade.

 

Plant in fertile moist soil. Partial shade, Hardy.

 

General Herbaceous & Perennial Planting and care

  • Water the pot thoroughly and allow to drain fully.
  • Dig a hole twice the size of the pot being planted and fork over the base. Adding some planting compost.
  • Remove the pot gently, if well rooted cut off the pot.
  • Ensure that the top of the Root ball is level with the surrounding soil.
  • Replace the remaining soil and heel in, water the area thoroughly.
  • Water regular until established.
  • Apply some general fertiliser every spring.