Astilbe 'Vision in Red' Astilbe chinensis 'Vision in Red' (PBR)

astilbe 'Vision in Red'


'Vision in Red' is an herbaceous perennial, to 50cm in height, with divided, mid-green to bronze leaves and panicles of purple-red flowers, giving a plume-like appearance, in late summer and early autumn

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About this plant

  • memoNames

    • Family


    • Synonyms

      astilbe 'Vision in Red'

    • Common names

      Astilbe 'Visions in Red', Astilbe chinensis 'Vision's in Red'

  • infoCharacteristics

    • Foliage type


    • Height

      0.1-0.5 metres

    • Spread

      0.1-0.5 metres

    • Hardiness zones


  • sunLight

    Full Sun, Partial Shade

  • scissorsPruning

    Cut back after flowering

  • 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 may be troublesome