Astilbe x arendsii Cattleya

 

An attractive Herbaceous perennial producing beautiful erect soft plumes of rose-pink flowers. Attractive fern-like foliage. Max Height 80cm. Max Spread 60cm. Flowers June to July. Mulch and cut back in the winter.

 

Plant in moist fertile soil. Full sun / 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.