Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Must-have plants are among the best plants for appropriate garden situations. When you need great garden plants for ground cover, naturalizing, wildflower gardens, perennial borders, butterfly gardens, hummingbird gardens, herb gardens, heritage gardens, cutting gardens, woodland gardens, shade gardens, bulb gardens, container gardens, bog gardens, water gardens, rain gardens or xeriscaping, look for the best among our must-have plants.
Name(s): Astilbe x arendsii 'Fanal', False Spirea, False Goat's Beard
Flower Color: Dark red
Bloom Time: Mid-summer
Foliage: Herbaceous, green, fern-like
Height/Spread: 12 inches to 18 inches x 12 inches to 18 inches.
Climate Zones: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Sun Exposure: Full sun to partial shade.
Soil Condition: Moist to well-drained, loamy, pH 5.6 to 7.5
Features: Lacy flowers, fern-like foliage.
Uses: Massed planting, naturalizing, perennial borders, woodland gardens, shade gardens.
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