Astilbe 'Mainz' Astilbe 'Mainz' (japonica hybrid)

astilbe 'Mainz'


'Mainz' is a clump-forming perennial to 60cm high with deep green, glossy divided foliage and dense, pink-purple plumes of flowers in summer

Plant Info
Common Problems

About this plant

  • memoNames

    • Family


    • Synonyms

      astilbe 'Mainz'

    • Common names

      Astilbe 'Mainz', Astilbe 'Erfurt'

  • infoCharacteristics

    • Foliage type


    • Height

      0.5-1 metres

    • Spread

      0.5-1 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

    Loam, Sand, SoilClay

  • pinSuitable locations

    • Hardiness zone

      Flower borders and beds Cottage & Informal Garden

  • sproutPropogation

    • Propagate by division in spring

  • insectPests

    Generally pest free

  • microbeDiseases

    Generally disease free, but may be affected by powdery mildews and a leaf spot