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Astilbe Vision in Red for Sale Online
Astilbe Vision in Red is one of those plants that catches your eye when walking down the street.
Giant panicles of purplish-red flowers seemingly explode from the foliage below. This herbaceous perennial prefers shady locations, although the Visions variety is known for having better sun and drought tolerance than other Astilbes.
|Mature Height:||18 to 20 Inches|
|Mature Width:||1.5 to 2 Feet|
|Habit:||Upright, clump forming|
|Flower Color:||Reddish Purple|
|Flowering Season:||June through September|
|Soil Condition:||Prefers average to moist soil|
|Water Requirements:||Water well until established|
|Uses:||Extremely attractive when used as a focal point in the mixed border, mass planting. Attracts pollinators|
How to Care for Astilbe Vision in Red
After purchasing an Astilbe Vision in Red plant, be sure to review our recommended care instructions to ensure your plant is happy and healthy for years to come.
How do I plant my Astilbe Vision in Red Plant?
We recommend you dig a hole that is twice as wide but no deeper than the pot your Astilbe came in. Gently remove your plant and place it in the center of the hole. Backfill by mixing the original soil with compost or topsoil. Water deep and slowly to let the roots settle.
How often should I water Astilbe Vision in Red?
Astilbe prefers moist soil so water regularly as needed. To check the soil, stick a finger in the surrounding area and if the soil is dry several inches down, it is time to water. Watering may need to be increased when dealing with a newly planted Astilbe.
Do I need to prune my Astilbe Vision in Red?
Ideally, you want to do your heavier pruning in the spring before the plant blooms. Remove stems and foliage that were damaged by winter weather. Throughout the season, however, you can remove spent blooms to maintain a cleaner look.
What should I fertilize Astilbe Vision in Red
We recommend using an all-purpose fertilizer for this pollinating perennial. Follow the directions on the package, but we recommend you apply once in early spring to encourage blooms and once again after the plant blooms to maintain vigor throughout the growing season.