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Astilbe Japonica ‘Rhineland’ (Rheinland) Zones 3-8
‘Rheinland’ typically forms a dark green foliage mound (to 9-12” tall) with open panicles of clear pink flowers appearing on upright, reddish stems (to 24” tall). Very vigorous and floriferous.
Japonica are a species of astilbe characterized by early bloom time and glossy green leaves often tinged with red.
Sun Exposure: part sun to part shade will tolerate full sun if in soil that stays evenly moist (not soggy), may not flower well in full shade.
Soil type: rich in organic matter
Soil PH: acidic or neutral
Soil Moisture: Moist does not tolerate drying out
Care level: Easy (keep them looking good with annual shovel fulls of nutrient rich compost)
Flower color: clear rose-pink
Bloom time: early to mid summer
Foliage Color: deep green
Uses and Characteristics: Borders, Containers , Massed, Deer and Rabbit Resistant, Shade and woodland gardens
Flower head size: large
Height: 55-60 cm (21-23”)
Spread: 45-60 cm (18-23”)
Growth Rate: Medium.
Propagation: By division. In spring. The plants benefit from division every 3-5 years.
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