Astilbe chinensis 'Maggie Daley'
Common Name: Astilbe-Chinese
Zones 4 to 9.
Full sun to full shade.
Plants reach 28 inches tall and 16 to 20 inches wide;
Clump forming habit.
Growth rate: Moderate, slow spreading, rhizomatous plants.
Bright lavender-purple plumes are dense and fuzzy. Colorful blossoms are produced atop shiny, dark green foliage clump in mid to late summer.
A member of Astilbe chinensis (Chinese Astilbe). A later blooming species useful for extending the bloom season into late summer. Foliage is deeply incised, coarsely textured, and often bronze-green in color. Flowers are borne on narrow, branched panicles. Though garden performance is far superior in moist soils, members of this species are moderately drought tolerant.
Mature field grown plant shipped bare root.