Peach Blossom Astilbe
Peach Blossom Astilbe is a great choice for shady gardens. It forms a mound of lacy blue- green leaves. Peach feathery plumes rise above the foliage during early to mid summer. It will grow to a height of 20" to 24" and 18" to 24" wide. Divide plants every 2 to 3 years in spring. Peach Blossom Astilbe likes to be planted in partial to full shade.
Use this perennial in a tub, mixed containers, woodland, or shady gardens. Peach Blossom Astilbe is excellent for cutting. The seed heads may be removed after the blooms have faded or they can be left on the plant for winter interest. This plant is also deer resistant and the flowers attract hummingbirds.
Peach Blossom Astilbe will tolerate wet soil making it a good choice for next to streams, ponds, or wet areas.