Astilbe 'Red Sentinel'
Common Name: Astilbe-Japanese.
Zones 4 to 9.
Full sun to full shade.
Plants reach 20 to 24 inches tall and 12 to 18 inches wide;
Clump forming habit.
Growth rate: Moderate, slow spreading, rhizomatous plants.
Scarlet-red flowers are held in open, lacy panicles, triangular shaped plumes bloom in mid-summer. Forest green foliage and mahogany-red stems. 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.
Mature field grown plant shipped bare root.