Common Name: Astilbe-Japanese.
Zones 4 to 9.
Full sun to full shade.
Plants reach 24 to 30 inches tall and 18 to 24 inches wide;
Clump forming habit.
Growth rate: Moderate, slow spreading, rhizomatous plants.
Panicles of white, open, lacy plumes bloom in early summer. Bold, glossy, deep green foliage. A member of Astilbe japonica (Japanese Astilbe), a species characterized by an early bloom time and glossy green leaves often tinged with red. Flowers are produced in dense, pyramidal clusters.