You want a beautiful garden? Plant Astilbe!

  • Dec 24, 2019

Bright perennial. It looks great in a flower bed, characterized by practicality during landing at the site. Magnificent beautiful plant that does not require a lot of time to care. Astilba quite unpretentious, grows "by itself". But if you want to its decorative effect was high, need to properly take care of it.

Astilba actually - Honorary "resident" garden plot. Your attention is the four main reasons for this culture must grow on your site.

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The Astilbe valuable in landscape design?

Astilbe is translated as "non-shiny beauty." For the reason that the lush leaves and inflorescences of the plant is not a glossy sheen, which is peculiar to many ornamental plants. This is a positive thing, because the flower looks very gently.

Sprawling foliage forms a long-term culture voluminous bushes and pads with pastel colors. It can save a decorative look throughout the season. It blooms all summer, active flowering - early summer.

Astilbe - how long does it take to care for her

Quite calmly transfer the dry season. But if the heat came a long time, the foliage begins to dry out and wither. The problem will be resolved quickly - a bucket of water with you!

It is recommended to feed once in late spring period, nitrogen, after fourteen days make phosphorus-potassium fertilizer. However, culture can successfully grow without fertilizers for three years exactly at the same place.

In order to preserve ornamental shrubs, crop wilted blossoms. This promotes the formation of fresh stems. If competently care for the plants, Astilbe blooms until the first autumn months, but not as richly as in the beginning of the summer. In winter, you can not cover the flower.

A little about diseases and pests

Almost no exposed ailments. Astilbe not bother aphids or spider mites. Flower shows extraordinary resistance to fungi and bacteria. Can not even handle undemanding plant for the purpose of prevention.

Universal plant for parts of the garden

Much of horticultural crops effectively and grow wild only with abundant sunshine, but you would love to shady places, too, it was decorated in the garden. Here Astilbe certainly come in handy! She is a lover of light shade. Can bloom in the shade under the trees, but not so richly, as in moderate ambient light.

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