Purple Candles Astilbe

Astilbe chinensis ‘Purple Candles’

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Almost no perennial can rival the floral affect of an astible in bloom. But even the foliage is attractive and can provide a textural contrast to hosta in a shade garden. This variety is much taller than most other astible and has very nice purple flowers.

Light Requirement: Partial Sun to Shade
Cold Hardiness: Zone 4
Height: 3.5 to 4
Spread: 2 to 2
Flower: Purple. Mid summer.
Foliage: Coarse textured, dark green.
Form: Upright.