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Buy ASTILBE 'Perkeo'
- Pests & Diseases - powdery mildew and leaf spot possibly.
- Place of Origin - south eastern Asia, North America.
- Hardy - cold winter - Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
- Height and Spread - 50cm (20in)
- Herbaceous - Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch. - clump forming rhizomatous perennial. Glossy, dark green leaves, tinted bronze when young. Produces flowers in pyramidal spires 15-20cm (6-8in) long.
- Full Sun
- Partial Shade
Wet or boggy soil
- moist, humus rich boggy site - for drier areas, grow in shade - avoid chalk and clay.
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