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Astilbe chinensis var. taquetii 'Purple Candles'

Astilbe chinensis var. taquetii 'Purple Candles'

Astilbe - Chinese

The tall purple flowers of 'Purple Candles' Chinese Astilbe appear in June. Late blooming and relatively dry site tolerant.   Chinese Astilbe varieties are noted for having better sun and drought tolerance than most x arendsii hybrids. Flower stalks can remain for additional ornamental interest in the garden.

PRN Preferred:  Very tall flower spikes, more drought tolerant.

Height

40 Inches

Spread

18 Inches

Bloom Color

Purple

USDA Hardiness Zone

4
Current Availability
Qty Avail Description Comments Future Crop Future Crop Ready Date
3 Astilbe chinensis var. taquetii Purple Candles #2 (purple) Seedheads
Characteristics & Attributes
Attributes
Cut Flower
Deer Resistant
Full Shade
Soil Conditions
Average
Moist
Bloom Time
Spring
Exposure
Full Shade
Partial Shade/Shade Tolerant
Special Recognition
Pleasant Run Nursery Preferred Selection
Attracts Wildlife
Attracts Butterflies
Tolerance
Black Walnut Tolerant
Clay Soil Tolerant
Foliage Color
Green
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