Astilbe x arendsii Spinell


This is an early flowering Astilbe of good proportions that reaches around 80cm (2½ft) in height. It has well ordered, bushy, dark green foliage beneath long slim flower plumes that are a rich warm red. The colour is vibrant when viewed against the light.



Plant in fertile moist to wet 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.