Astilbe x arendsii 'Fanal'
Common Name: Spirea
Zones 4 to 9.
Full sun to full shade.
Plants reach 20 inches tall and 18 to 20 inches wide;
Clump forming habit.
Growth rate: Moderate.
'Fanal' quickly forms a compact graceful, fern-like mound of dainty foliage topped by bunches of fragrant, bright red tiny flowers; densely packed into erect to arching, plume-like flower panicles rising above the foliage on slender, upright stems. Bronze spring foliage is likely to turn dark green with a reddish tint in summer. Blooms early summer, one of the earliest reds to bloom.
Royal Horticultural Society's Award of Garden Merit 1993
Mature field grown plant shipped bare root.