Astilbe chinensis var. taquetii 'Purpurkerze'

Purpurkerze False Spirea

Deciduous, Herbaceous Perennial

Astilbe chinensis var. taquetii 'Purpurkerze' ... the name of this false spirea is a bit tricky to remember, but once you see it in bloom you'll be happy to make the effort. Purple flower spikes are a perfect way to add summertime bloom to woodland garden setting.

Growing Conditions

Zone: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10

Exposure: Full Sun, Part Shade, Filtered Sun, Morning Sun, Open Shade

Water Needs: Regular / Even


Size: 24 - 40 tall x 18 - 24 wide
Shape / Form: Upright
Foliage Texture: Medium
Foliage Quality: Medium

Features: Attracts Bees, Attracts Birds, Attracts Hummingbirds, Flowers

Foliage Color: Green

Flower Color: Magenta / Deep Pink, Pink, Purple / Violet
Bloom Season: Jun, Jul, Summer
Flower Shape: Spike /Spire

Uses and Applications

Landscape Uses: Beds and Borders, Cutting Garden, Mixed Border
Special Situations: Deer Resistant, Wet Soil Tolerant
Wildlife: Deer Resistant, Hummingbirds, Pollinators

More Design Considerations

Season of Interest: Spring, Summer, Late Spring / Early Summer, Late Summer / Early Fall
Collections: eGardenGo Favorite

Care and Maintenance

Maintenance Level: medium

Plant Combos