Astilbe japonica 'Red Sentinel'
- Bright raspberry-red plumes in summer
- Ferny foliage is a nice contrast to broad-leaf plants
- Sturdy stems make these great for vase arrangements
Astilbe japonica 'Red Sentinel' has loads of vivacious scarlet-red flowers that bloom in early to mid-summer. The foliage is glossy green and will often be tinged with red. These make an excellent display in a border or planted in masses in the landscape.
Uses: Bogs, Borders, Containers, Cottage Gardens, Edging, Flower Beds, Mass Planting, Landscapes, Rain Gardens, Woodland Gardens
Critter Resistance: Deer, Rabbits
Nature Attraction: Bees, Butterflies
Notable Features: Fragrant, Cut Flower, Long Blooming, Black Walnut Resistant
Growth Habit: Upright
Homeowner Growing Tips: Grow in shade or part sun. Amend the soil with compost upon planting; apply mulch and provide supplemental water as needed. Fertilize regularly. Cut down in spring.