Astilbe: Visions in Red (Dwarf)

False spirea

Astilbe chinensis 'Vision in Red' has dark green, deeply incised foliage that sets off narrow branched panicles of fluffy, dark purplish-red blooms. Astilbe 'Vision in Red' blooms mid to late summer. Astilbe, sometimes called False Spirea, prefers rich moist, organic soil and is excellent for wet, shady areas.


  • Exposure: Shade or partial shade
  • Uses: Garden or in containers
  • Height: 30-40 cm (12-16")
  • Bloom time: June-August
  • Zone: 3