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Astilbe chinesis 'Purple Candles (Puprurkerze)' (False Spirea)

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This Chinese Astilbe is a later bloomer with dense, poker-like plumes that emerge a rich violet-red then lighten up as they age. Purple Candles has a unique look which makes a strong color statement in the garden.

Photo credit: Walter's Gardens

Zone: 4-9
Exposure: Sun
Height x Width: 42"" x 18-24"
Flower Color: Violet
Bloom Time: Summer-Fall
Foliage: Bold, dark green foliage with a coarse texture
Category: Perennial
Notes: Tolerates wet conditions. Attracts insects or birds. Good for cut flowers.
Price: #1, $12.00

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