Information About Astilbe

Astilbe plants are highly prized ornamentals that produce vibrant, beautiful fronds of flowers, bringing color to shady areas of the garden. Growing astilbe is easy and the plants are relatively carefree, and just as tough as they are lovely. That said, it doesn’t mean that they are completely trouble free. A number of environmental factors, pests and disease can affect these plants. Find out how to manage these astilbe problems with the articles that follow.

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Astilbe Is Turning Brown: Troubleshooting Brown Astilbes

By Mary Ellen Ellis

Browning astilbe can certainly mar your garden. Find out here why your astilbe is turning brown and what you can do to prevent or fix it here.

Bloom Time For Astilbe Plants: When Does Astilbe Bloom

By Karen Boness, Owner of Wild Willow Landscape Design

When does astilbe bloom? Astilbe plant bloom time is usually a phase of time between late spring and late summer depending on the cultivar. Learn more about the blooming of astilbe in this article to ensure more of these flowering plants in your garden.

Troubleshooting Astilbe Diseases: Overcoming Problems Growing Astilbe Plants

By Teo Spengler

Astilbe plants are as tough as they are lovely. This doesn?t mean that they are completely pest free, however. For information on astilbe plant diseases, the following article will help. Click here to learn more.

Tips On Feeding Astilbe: Learn About Fertilizer For Astilbe Plants

By Liz Baessler

Astilbe produces vibrant, beautiful fronds of flowers, bringing color to dark areas. But how can you make sure you're getting the most out of your astilbe blooms? Click this article to learn more about how to fertilize astilbe plants.

Astilbe Bare Roots – Learn About Bare Root Planting Of Astilbe

By Teo Spengler

Astilbe plants are usually propagated by root division in spring. Sometimes, however, they are sold bare root at that time. For more information about growing astilbe from bare roots, you should click on the following article.

Dividing Astilbe Plants: How To Transplant Astilbe In The Garden

By Teo Spengler

Most perennial plants can be divided and transplanted, and astilbe is no exception. You don't need to transplant or divide astilbe plants every year, but every two to four years. For more information on dividing astilbe plants, click this article.

Astilbe Won’t Bloom: Reasons For Astilbe Not Blooming

By Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden Writer

Astilbe is one of America's most loved ornamental plants, and with good reason. This hardy perennial produces masses of blooms. It is generally a reliable bloomer, but if your astilbe won't bloom, there are several possible causes. This article will help.

Astilbe Companion Planting: Companion Plants For Astilbe

By Liz Baessler

Astilbe is a fantastic plant to have in your flower garden. But what else can go in those spaces with it? Click on this article to learn about astilbe companion planting and plants that grow well with astilbe.

Astilbe Winter Care: How To Winterize Astilbe Plants

By Liz Baessler

While it should survive for years, there are a few steps you can take to give astilbe a serious leg up and make sure it survives the cold. Find out how to care for astilbe plants in winter in the article that follows.

Container Grown Astilbe – Tips On Growing Astilbe In Pots

By Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden Writer

Growing astilbe in pots is easy and container grown astilbe may be just the ticket if you have a semi-shady area that needs a splash of bright color. This delightful plant is available in compact, dwarf varieties. Click this article to learn about growing astilbe in containers.

Astilbe Propagation Methods – How To Propagate Astilbe Plants

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

You can try growing seeds, but dividing astilbe is a more stable and faster method for producing plants. Knowing how to propagate astilbe is easy and adds more of these enchanting plants to your garden. Get more information in this article.

Best Astilbe Varieties – Types Of Astilbe Good For Planting In Gardens

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

There are many types of astilbe from which to choose. Noted for their finely dissected foliage and airy plumes, these shade lovers brighten any dark area of the garden and are notably easy to grow and cultivate. Learn more in this article.

How To Grow Astilbes: Planting And Caring For Astilbe Plants

By Becca Badgett, Co-author of How to Grow an EMERGENCY Garden

Likely the focal point of your shady summer flowerbed, astilbe flowers can be recognized by their tall, fluffy plumes which tower above frilly, fern-like foliage. Get info on growing these attractive flowers here.

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