- Full Shade to Partial Sun (0 - 6 Hours Of Direct Sunlight)
- Mature Height 3 - 4 Feet
- Mature Spread 2 - 3 Feet
- Growing Zones 3 - 9
Majestic Purple Candles Astilbe is simply majestic! This astilbe has magnificent, frilly, purple-red plumes! The thick panicle flowers of Majestic Purple Candles Astilbe are not your average wispy astilbe flowers–they have structure and presence. In addition to being more sturdy than most astilbes, Majestic Purple Candles Astilbe blooms into early summer, extending the bloom season for these shade-loving perennials.
Purple Candles Astilbe is deer and rabbit resistant. This plant loves shade and is moisture tolerant and hardy from zone 3-9. Purple Candles Astilbe is an easy-to-grow perennial. It is a good choice for perennial borders, shade gardens, and alongside other shade-loving perennials. Purple Candles Astilbe’s flowers are not overly fragrant but will attract an array of pollinators.
Purple Candles Astilbe Care
Purple Candles Astilbe tolerates full shade to partial sun. As a moisture-loving plant, water it regularly if weather conditions do not support moist conditions. Purple Candles Astilbe thrives in acidic soil that is well drained soil and will tolerate clay soil.
Purple Candles Astilbe flowers are long lasting. The flowers can remain in place all season and will dry on the plant for fall and winter interest, or they can be removed and brought indoors to dry or be discarded. Deadheading does not encourage new growth and is unnecessary. Purple Candles Astilbe can be divided every 3-5 years in the springtime. Dig up plants, cut crowns into sections, and separate eyes to divide.
Purple Candles Astilbe Spacing
Purple Candles Astilbe will grow to 3-4 feet in height. Space plants 24 inches apart for planting in drifts.
Purple Candles Astilbe Information
|USDA Hardiness Zones: 3 - 9
|Plant Type: Perennial
|Light Exposure: Full Shade to Partial Sun (0 - 6 Hours Of Direct Sunlight)
|Mature Height: 3 - 4 Feet
|Mature Spread: 2 - 3 Feet
|Spacing: 2 - 3 Feet
|Flower Color(s): Purple
|Flower Description: Purple-Red
|Foliage Type: Herbaceous
|Foliage Color(s): Green, Silver
|Seasonal Interest: Summer Flowering
|Resists: Deer, Rabbit, Disease, Pests & Insects
|Attracts: Butterflies, Hummingbirds
|Uses: Borders, Containers, Mass Planting
|Features: Attracts Pollinators, Cut Flowers, Foliage Interest
|Common Name: Purple Candles Astilbe
|Other Name(s): Purple Candles Astilbe
|Scientific Name: Astilbe chinensis 'Purple Candles'
Please Note: The pictures below are to give a general representation of the different container sizes. The actual size/ages of plants are estimates and will vary based on; type of plant, time of year, last pruning & many other factors.
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Plant Addicts Warranty - 1 Year (Extra Purchase Required)
Standard Colors: 2-3 business days
Special Order Colors: 8 weeks - this is due to the planter being custom made with the color(s) of your choice
Please Note: On special orders there can not be any cancellations
Time of Order:
- If there is extreme heat we’ll delay shipping.
- We’ll have to review what areas the plants are traveling through along with your location
Once your plant is shipped you’ll receive an email with tracking information. Depending on the above criteria we’ll ship your plant(s) towards beginning of the following week from your order. We put together this helpful guide of what to do when you receive your plants in the mail.
It is important to know that all of our plants are clearly labeled for which growing zones the plant can survive in. The plants are thoroughly trialed and tested in every growing zone before we state the plant can grow in a zone. Again, our #1 priority is to ship the plants to you healthy and ready to thrive in your location. So we will do everything in our power to do so.