Astilbe 'August Light' ('Augustleuchten')
Common Name: Spirea
Zones 4 to 9.
Full sun to full shade.
Plants reach 28 inches tall and 15 to 24 inches wide;
Clump forming habit. Growth rate: Moderate.
'August Light' quickly forms a graceful, fern-like mound of dainty foliage topped by bunches of fragrant, triangular, scarlet-red tiny flowers; densely packed into erect to arching, plume-like flower panicles rising above the foliage on slender, upright stems. Blooms in mid to late summer; one of the latest arendsii hybrids reds to bloom. New leaves are tinted red, then turn medium green.
Mature field grown plant shipped bare root.