Astilbe chinensis 'Superba' 

Chinese Astilbe

Saxifragaceae

 

Height: flower stalks up to 80 cm high

Flower colour: lavender - magenta

Flowering time: August - September

Sunlight: sun

Soil: fertle, well drained, moist, humus rich

pH: acid - neutral - alkaline

Hardiness: hardy

 

 

Flowering pretty certain,
except in the coolest of summers.
Spreads slowly
with rhizomes. 

Photos and experiences of growing this plant in Iceland are welcomed  in the comments below.

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