Astilbe Younique Silvery Pink


SKU: PER12-Astilbe Younique Silvery Pink

False Spirea

Astilbe Younique 'Silvery Pink®'

Clumps of fern-like foliage with upright, plume-like flower stalks.

Part of the Younique series, recently bred in the Netherlands by Jan Verschoor. This selection features a low mound of lacy green foliage, topped by large branching heads of fragrant, triangular, silvery-pink plumes. Good for a shady position if given a rich, moist soil and regular watering. Also thrives in tubs, or mixed containers. Fertilize in April and June. Excellent for cutting. Seed heads may be removed, or left on the plant for winter interest. Will tolerate full sun, in cool summer regions.

Bloom Time:  Blooms early to mid summer

Mature Height:  16-20 Inches

Hardiness Zone:  3-9

Exposure:  Partial Shade

Easy to grow in moist, well-drained soil in partial shade. This family of astilbe is the most suitable for containers. Follow a watering schedule for first growing season to establish your plant. Can divide clumps every 3-5 years in early spring if desired.

1 gallon container