- 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 Addict Guarantee (Included On All Plant Orders)
Plant Addicts guarantees your plant(s) will arrive happy and healthy, but the plant(s) are being shipped through the mail and accidents happen. If the plant is dead, has dried out roots or the incorrect item was shipped just notify Plant Addicts within 3 days upon delivery. We may ask for pictures but will try to make it as easy as possible for you. Please note plant(s) with damaged branches or wilted leaves will not qualify for this guarantee. Plants are very resilient and will rebound quickly when cared for correctly.
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Plant Addicts Warranty - 1 Year (Extra Purchase Required)
We encourage all plant lovers to purchase the Plant Addicts Warranty whether you’re new or an expert. There are many variables outside our control and yours that can cause the demise of your plant(s). Examples would be hungry animals, drought, poor soil conditions, over watering, disease, insects & many other factors. The Plant Addicts Warranty is a 1 year warranty protecting you from all the unknowns and will replace your plant if it moves on to the plant afterlife.
The warranty is purchased on a per plant basis and must be purchased at the same time as the plant purchase. We will cover 100% of the price of the plant but the warranty does not cover shipping cost. Simply let us know if your plant has died within one year of receiving it and we’ll get you a new one shipped out. We may ask for photos for documentation purposes but again we’ll try to make it as easy as possible.
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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.