Astilbe chinensis var. taquetii 'Purpurkerze'
Astilbe chinensis var. taquetii 'Purpurkerze'
False Spirea
Very vigorous, clean foliage is topped by long magenta-purple columnar panicles from June to July. It prefers full shade, but it can tolerate some sun if kept moist. (Perennial)
Bloom time Size Exposure
Summer 2-3' tall x 2' wide Part Shade Shade 
Hardiness Zone:3,4,5,6,7,8,9
zone map Cold Hardy to -40° to -30°F
Attracts Bees Attracts BeesAttracts Beneficial Insects Attracts Beneficial Insects
Attracts Butterflies Attracts ButterfliesAttracts Hummingbirds Attracts Hummingbirds
Deer Resistant Deer ResistantFragrant Fragrant
Good for Cut Flowers Good for Cut FlowersTolerates moist soil Tolerates moist soil