Astilbe 'Straussenfeder' Astilbe 'Straussenfeder' (thunbergii hybrid)

astilbe 'Straussenfeder'

ABOUT

'Straussenfeder' is a perennial to 90cm in height, with bronze-tinted, divided foliage and open, arching sprays of coral-pink flowers

Plant Info
Care
Common Problems

About this plant

  • memoNames

    • Family

      Saxifragaceae

    • Synonyms

      astilbe 'Straussenfeder'

    • Common names

      Astilbe 'Ostrich Plume', Astilbe

  • infoCharacteristics

    • Foliage type

      Deciduous

    • Height

      0.5-1 metres

    • Spread

      0.1-0.5 metres

    • Hardiness zones

      H7

  • sunLight

    Full Sun, Partial Shade

  • scissorsPruning

    Cut back after flowering

  • bambooSoil

    SoilLoam

  • 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 may be troublesome