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Astilbe chinesis 'Purpurkerze' - Purple Candles false spirea from New Moon Nurseries

Astilbe chinesis 'Purpurkerze' - Purple Candles false spirea from New Moon Nurseries

Astilbe chinesis 'Purpurkerze'

Purple Candles false spirea

Native to Asia (cultivar)


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Tall upright purple plumes flower later in the season than other Astilbe's, from June to July.  Flowers are long and striking, like tall candles of color in the ornamental garden.  Add architectural interest in the Fall and Winter garden.


Height:

3-4 ft

Spread:

18-24 in

Spacing:

24-36 in

USDA Hardiness Zone:

4-8

Bloom Color:

Purple

Astilbe chinesis 'Purpurkerze' Characteristics

Attracts Wildlife

  • Pollinators
  • Butterflies

Attributes

  • Dried Flower
  • Cut Flower
  • Container
  • Long Blooming
  • Clay Soil
  • Ground Cover
  • Interesting Foliage
  • Drought Tolerant

Exposure

  • Full Shade to Partial Shade

Deer Resistant

  • Deer Resistant

Flowering Months

  • July

Foliage Color

  • Blue-Green

Growth Rate

  • Medium

Juglans nigra Tolerance (Black Walnut)

  • Yes

Salt Tolerance

  • Medium

Season of Interest (Foliage)

  • Fall
  • Summer
  • Spring

Soil Moisture Preference

  • Moist