Astilbe 'Red Sentinel' Astilbe 'Red Sentinel' (japonica hybrid)
'Red Sentinel' is a herbaceous perennial, up to 90cm high, with divided leaves which are tinged with dark red in spring before becoming dark green, and deep crimson flowers in loose spikes in early summer
About this plant
astilbe 'Red Sentinel'
Astilbe japonica 'Red Sentinel'
Full Sun, Partial Shade
No pruning required, but the dead stems may be cut to ground level in late winter
Loam, Sand, SoilClay
- Suitable locations
Flower borders and beds Cottage & Informal Garden
Propagate by division in spring
Generally pest free
Generally disease free, but may be affected by powdery mildews and a leaf spot