Astilbe are a popular choice for shady gardens, where they perform well if given a rich, moist so and regular waterg. This new troduction is tall reachg up to 1.2m (4 ft). Features showy, upright, velvety, red flower spikes over boldly divided dark green and chocolate brown to reddish foliage. Robust grower. Also thrives tubs and mixed contaers. Excellent for cuttg. Seed heads may be removed or left on the plant for wter terest. Fertilize April and June. Plants should be dividedevery 2 to 3 years, early sprg. Will tolerate full sun cool summer regions.