Astilbe 'Gertrud Brix' Astilbe 'Gertrud Brix' (× arendsii)

astilbe 'Gertrud Brix'


'Gertrude Brix' is a clump-forming perennial to 60cm with shiny, mid-green, divided foliage. Dense, narrow plumes of deep reddish-pink flowers are produced in early to mid-summer

Plant Info
Common Problems

About this plant

  • memoNames

    • Family


    • Synonyms

      astilbe 'Gertrud Brix'

  • infoCharacteristics

    • Foliage type


    • Height

      0.5-1 metres

    • Spread

      0.1-0.5 metres

    • Hardiness zones


  • sunLight

    Full Sun, Partial Shade

  • scissorsPruning

    Can cut back after flowering, or delay until spring as faded flower spikes can remain attractive in autumn and winter

  • bambooSoil


  • pinSuitable locations

    • Hardiness zone

      Flower borders and beds Cottage & Informal Garden

  • sproutPropogation

    • Propagate by division in late winter or early spring, pot divisions under glass and plant out in late spring

  • insectPests

    Generally pest free

  • microbeDiseases

    Powdery mildews and leaf spot may be troublesome