Astilbe Mighty Chocolate Cherry Astilbe 'Chocolate Cherry' (PBR) (Mighty Series)

Astilbe Mighty Chocolate Cherry


'Chocolate Cherry' is a tall rhizomatous clump-forming perennial with dark rich reddish brown burgundy to chocolate red divided ferny leaves, strong chocolate red flushed stems and cherry red flower spikes. These spikes produce hot pink flowers in midsummer which look good in flower arrangements.

Plant Info
Common Problems

About this plant

  • memoNames

    • Family


    • Common names


  • infoCharacteristics

    • Foliage type


    • Height

      1-1.5 metres

    • Spread

      1-1.5 metres

    • Hardiness zones


  • sunLight

    Full Sun, Partial Shade

  • scissorsPruning

    Plumes flower once and gradually fade over several weeks. Remove spent flowers stalks to improve appearance or leave in place to dry for ornamental interest.

  • bambooSoil

    SoilChalk, Clay, Loam

  • pinSuitable locations

    • Hardiness zone

      Flower borders and beds Garden Edging Ground Cover City & Courtyard Gardens Cottage & Informal Garden Patio & Container Plants

  • sproutPropogation

    • Propagate by division

  • insectPests

    Generally pest-free

  • microbeDiseases

    May be susceptible to powdery mildew