Astilbe Delft Lace
Delicate buds of deep salmon pink in mid summer, rise elegantly above the distinctive dark foliage with dazzling silver streaks, and open to reveal beautiful soft pink flowers.
Month Available: June
Evergreen / Deciduous: Deciduous
Flower Colour: Pink
Suitable For Wildlife: None
Soil Type: Moist, well-drained
Sun/Shade: Full sun or partial shade
Season of Interest: Summer
Flower/Foliage/Berries: Flowers, Foliage
Plant Type: Perennial
Main Attribute: Spring to autumn interest.
Height / Spread: 60cm x 50cm (24in x 20in)
This is an excellent garden plant, but also looks really good as a filler plant in a cut flower arrangement.
Where to Plant: Borders
Pests and Diseases: Rarely affected.
Plant Care: Cut back following flowering. Seedheads can offer winter interest in the garden.
Care and Time: Low - summer
Benefits: Excellent throughout spring with foliage, buds and flower colour.
History: A fairly new introduction to the garden centre market, from a seedling of unknown origin.