Astilbe Roots - Amethyst
Coming Soon for Spring 2019!
- Perennial; Grows up to 32-40 inches tall, 18-24 inches wide
- Mid-Late Summer Blooming, Easy to Grow, Deer Resistant, Lavender Plumes
- Prefers Partial Shade
Availability & Turnaround Time
All seeds are shipped year-round, while flower bulbs are shipped on a seasonal basis. Typical turnaround times for in-stock items is between 2 – 5 business days.
|Zones 2 – 10||Year-Round|
|Spring Planted Bulbs & Perennials (Warmest Regions First):|
|Zones 8 – 10||Early-Mid March|
|Zones 7||Mid-Late March|
|Zones 6||Late March - Early April|
|Zones 5||Early-Mid April|
|Zones 2 – 4||Late April - Early May|
|Fall Planted Bulbs & Perennials (Coldest Regions First*):|
|Zones 2-4||Mid September|
|Zones 5||Mid-Late September|
|Zones 6||Late September|
|Zones 7||Late September - Early October|
|Zones 8-10||Early October|
We try our utmost to maintain reliable inventory of all products, and are very proud of our record in doing so. However, as we are a company engaged in what Mother Nature provides, we do sometimes experience shortages and crop failures beyond our control. If, for any reason, we are required to backorder any portion of your order, rest assured we will keep you apprised of updated shipping information and/or any other options that may satisfy your needs and wishes.
Name: Amethyst Astilbe Roots Botanical Name: Astilbe arendsii Life Cycle: Perennial Root Size: 2-3 Eyes Color: Lavender Plumes Planting Season: Spring Bloom Season: Mid-Late Summer Height at Maturity: 32-40 inches tall, 18-24 inches wide Planting Depth: Top of the root should be 1" below the soil line Light Requirement: Partial Shade Hardiness Zones: 3-8 Ships: Spring
Astilbes are a beautiful addition to almost any area. Also called False Goat's Beard or Meadowsweet, there are over 25 different varieties of Astilbe, each with a different colors and characteristics. With the right conditions and some occasional water, Astilbes will thrive and provide a unique look to your planting area.
When to Plant your Astilbe Roots:
Plant your Astilbe roots in the Spring.
Where to Plant your Astilbe Roots:Plant your Astilbes in a location protected from full sun - Astilbes can't survive the heat of the full sun. Astilbes thrive in shady areas that other plants can't handle. Make sure that the soil in that area is humus-rich and well-draining. If you want to amend your soil, you can add perlite, coarse sand or peat moss to increase draining qualities.
How to Plant your Astilbe Roots:
Dig a hole about twice as wide as the roots and around 4-6 inches deep so the top of the roots are about 1 inch below the soil line.
How to Care for your Astilbe Roots:
Make sure that your growing Astilbes get enough water - we recommend that instead of watering a little bit every day, water your Astilbes deeply when the soil looks dry. After about 4 years, divide and replant your roots as to not over-crowd your plants.
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