Astilbe

Astilbe make beautiful additions to shade or part shade gardens, providing plume like flowers over extremely attractive foliage. In Zone 8, astilbe normally flower late April/Early May. Flowers range in color from white to peach to red and lilac purple. Heights vary from <1 to >3 ft in height.

The week of March 20th, we are offering pre-orders of 2-3 eye tubers of Astilbe younique series, which is a smaller more compact astilbe with heights from 12-16″. The tubers will be offered at $4.49 each. Buy them now and sow them yourself or purchase them in 1-gallon containers for $12.99 in the spring. Tubers will be arriving the week of 3/20/2022 for the following varieties:

  • Astilbe younique Cerise
  • Astilbe younique Lilac
  • Astilbe younique Ruby Red
  • Astilbe younique Silvery Pink
Astilbe younique cerise
TuberVarietySizePriceBloom Color, Height & Other InfoZone Info
Astilbe youniqueCerise2-3 eye$4.49Deep pink w/slight red overtones ; 12-16″ heightZone 4-8; part to full shade
Astilbe younique lilac
TuberVarietySizePriceBloom Color, Height & Other InfoZone Info
Astilbe youniqueLilac2-3 eye$4.49Pink with lilac overtones; 12-16″ heightZone 4-8; part to full shade
Astilbe younique ruby red
TuberVarietySizePriceBloom Color, Height & Other InfoZone Info
Astilbe youniqueRuby Red2-3 eye$4.49Raspberry bloom; 12-16″ heightZone 4-8; part to full shade
Astilbe younique Silvery Pink
TuberVarietySizePriceBloom Color, Height & Other InfoZone Info
Astilbe youniqueSilvery Pink2-3 eye$4.49Soft blush pink bloom; 12-16″ heightZone 4-8; part to full shade

We did offer other Astilbe (arendsii and chinensis and japonica types) earlier in this season (mid-February). The previously offered Astilbe 3-5 eye sold out. Those items are listed below and will be available again as tubers next year in 2023 and we will notify you by e-mail when they arrive:

  • Astilbe arendsii Bridal Veil (white)
  • Astilbe arendsii Fanal (red)
  • Astilbe chinensis Visions (raspberry)
  • Astilbe chinensis Visions in Pink (duhhh … pink)
  • Astilbe japonica Montgomery (red)

Specifics and pictures for each follow.

Astilbe Bridal Veil
Astilbe arendsiiBridal Veil3-5 eye$4.99White bloom; 24-36″ heightZone 4-9; part to full shade
Astilbe Fanal

Astilbe arendsiiFanal3-5 eye$4.99Ruby red bloom; 15-24″ heightZone 4-9; part to full shade
Astilbe Visions

The absolute worst image ever (but it’s all we got) … Visions Astilbe is Raspberry in color and beautiful.

Astilbe chinensisVisions3-5 eye$4.99Raspberry bloom; 12-15″ heightZone 4-8; part to full shade
Astilbe Visions in Pink

Astilbe chinensisVisions in Pink3-5 eye$4.99Soft pink bloom; 24-32″ heightZone 4-8; part to full shade
Astilbe Montgomery
Astilbe japonicaMontgomery3-5 eye$4.99Cerise red bloom; 15-24″ heightZone 4-8; part to full shade