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Astilbe arendsii 'Chocolate Shogun'



Common Name: False Spirea, pp26430 ‘Chocolate Shogun‘, Adrendsii astilbe ‘Chocolate Shogun’

‘Chocolate Shogun’ is a stunning new introduction from Japan. This mid-late season bloomer has  glossy chocolate brown leaves that make this the darkest astilbe yet. This variety maintains good summer colour and the plumes of bright pink flowers offer the perfect compliment to the dark foliage.

A magnificent accent for moist areas, such as around pools and water features! 

Astilbe produce plumes in various sizes and shapes. Each plume consists of hundreds of tiny flowers, each opening in succession, providing a long season of bloom. Plumes make excellent fresh cuts or for drying in natural bouquets. Excellent for the woodland garden. Plant in mass for a stunning display.

Arendsii Astilbe: This group comprises some of the oldest and original hybridized varieties, yet they remain some of the more popular in production. Generally taller varieties and early blooming, which make them well-suited for larger container production.

Size: 2/3 eye-bare root

Height: 20.0-24.0”

Spread: 18.0-20.0”

Flower Description: Exquisite and dramatic, plumes carrying hundreds of bright pink flowers drape over the very dark purple-brown, serrated foliage.

Light Requirement: Filtered Sun to Full Shade. More sun tolerant than other species of astilbe, but does best in a shaded to dappled shade setting.

Soil Type: Astilbe grow best in moist soils and semi-shade, but will tolerate more sun with adequate moisture. 

Hardiness Zones: 5,6,7,8,9

Attributes: Deer Resistant, Attracts Butterflies, Dried Flower, Cut Flower, Fragrant Flower, Cut Foliage, Showy Flower, Upright Growth, Long Bloomer, Shade Lover

Care: Clip spent blooms for a tidy appearance, Remove old foliage and stems in early spring.

Brand Hong Quat Packging

Kg 54g

Calo 36 Calo

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