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Vision in Red Astilbe

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  • Full Shade to Full Sun (Can Grow In Most Sunlight Conditions)
  • Height 1.25 Feet
  • Width 15 Inches
  • Growing Zones 4-9

Astilbe chinensis is a must-have addition to any shade garden. 'Vision in Red' Chinese Astilbe has color, beauty, and style all rolled into one. Beautiful plumes of red with shades of pink are sure to brighten up even the darkest understory canopy. Dark green fern-like foliage fits in perfectly around a scenic woodland edge.

Bees will enjoy this flower as much as you do. Not to fear deer and rabbits will steer clear. This is a long lived perennial that makes a remarkable display all summer long. Its wispy bushing plumes sway in the shade, and it is exceptionally breathtaking when used in large drifts. Illuminate shady patios with thrilling cotton candy tufts.

Vision in Red Astilbe Care

Astilbes are easy as long as growing conditions are right. Morning sun is preferred, but astilbes can take a wide range of sunny to full shade conditions. Woodland edges typically provide the perfect location, containing rich organic slightly acidic soil. Ensure the soil is well-draining and stays consistently moist. Add 1 to 2 inches of compost around its rootzone annually.

Expect this perennial to be in your garden for a long time. Astilbe survives in a wide variety of zones from 4 to 9. Maintenance is minimal. Watch for signs of browning leaf margins which may indicate dry soil. Once blooms are spent feel free to trim off the flower stalks. The foliage dies back in the winter and reemerges in the Spring.

Vision in Red Astilbe Spacing

Chinese Astilbes gives a stunning contrast when paired with shade garden favorites like hostas, Brunnera, or Hellebores. Every 3 to 4 years, divide its crown to invigorate compacted growth. We recommend spacing plants out every 15-inch for maximum enjoyment.

Vision in Red Astilbe Information

USDA Hardiness Zones: 4-9
Plant Type: Perennial
Sunlight Exposure: Full Shade to Full Sun
Mature Height: 1.25 Feet
Mature Width: 15 Inches
Plant Spacing: 15 Inches
Growth Habit: Upright
Flower Color(s): Pink, Red
Flower Shade: Red Shades
Seasonal Interest: Mid Summer
Foliage Type: Herbaceous
Foliage Color(s): Green
Attracts: Bees
Resists: Deer, Rabbits
Features: Attracts Pollinators, Cut Flowers, Foliage Interest, Fragrant
Uses: Border Plant, Container, Cut Flower, Dried Flower, Mass Planting, Landscape
Plant Brand: Proven Winners
Botanical/Scientific Name: Astilbe chinensis 'Vision in Red' PP #11,965

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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.

For information on how to care for you new plant please check out our guide. Guide: How to Care for Your New Plant(s)

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.

For more information, please go to our Shipping & Returns page at the bottom of the website.

Guide: How to Care for Your New Plant(s)

Planter Shipping

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

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Summer Shipping

  • 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.

1 Review - Vision in Red Astilbe Show Reviews

  • 5
    Great plant

    Posted by Rebecca Harris on Jan 7th 2022

    They are beautiful. The perfect gift to a garden lover. They will absolutely love it!