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Astilbe 'Amber Moon' (False Spirea)

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This Astilbe is useful for brightening up the shade garden as well as providing beautiful long-stemmed flowers for fresh and dried bouquets. The foliage emerges bright chartreuse yellow in spring with a tinge of red pigment in the newest leaves. It provides a bright spot of color and lacy texture to the shade garden in spring and then greens up a bit by late summer. Very tall, strong, blush red stems carry rose pink flower panicles in midsummer. �

Needs fertile soil, and consistant moisture. Plant with dark leafed hostas, ferns, and Ligularia Marie Crawford

Photo credit: Walter's Gardens

Zone: 4-9
Exposure: Sun
Height x Width: 34-38" x 22-28"
Flower Color: Pink
Bloom Time: Summer-Fall
Foliage: Yellow shades
Category: Perennial
Notes: Tolerates wet conditions. Good for cut flowers.
Price: #1, $10.50

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