Astilbe Rheinland

 

Having beautiful erect soft plumes of rich pink flowers. Attractive fern-like foliage. Following a clump forming growth habit. Max Height 80cm. Common uses include borders, woodland and cut flower. Max Spread 60cm. Flowers June to July.

 

 

Plant in fertile moist soil. Full sun / partial shade, Hardy. Provide a deep winter mulch.

 

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.