Astilbe 'Chocolate Shogun'

False Spirea

Stunning new introduction from Japan. Glossy chocolate brown leaves makes this the darket Astilbe yet. Maintains good summer color. Bright pink flowers offer the perfect compliment to the dark foliage.

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Height:

20-26 in

Spread:

24 in

Hardiness Zone:

4 - 9

False Spirea Growing and Maintenance Tips

Astilbe produce large 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. Astilbe grow best in moist soils and semi-shade. Will tolerate more sun with adequate moisture. Excellent for the woodland garden. Plant in mass for a stunning display.

Astilbe 'Chocolate Shogun' Characteristics

Attributes

  • Fragrant
  • Border
  • Mass Plant
  • Container
  • Cut Flower / or Foliage
  • Dried Flower

Critter Resistance

  • Deer Resistant
  • Rabbit Resistant

Exposure

  • Sun Tolerant
  • Morning Sun / Afternoon Shade
  • Shade Tolerant

Growth Rate in the Garden

  • Medium

Nature Attraction

  • Butterflies

Season of Interest (Flowering)

  • Late Spring / Early Summer
  • Summer

Soil Moisture Needs

  • Average
  • Moist