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Botanical name: Astilbe japonica 'Etna'
Other names: Astilbe 'Etna' , False goat's beard 'Etna' , Astilbe 'Mt Etna'
Variety or cultivar: 'Etna' _ 'Etna', a mid season flowering variety, is a compact, semi-dwarf perennial with deeply-divided, deep green leaves that are dark red in spring and erect panicles of bright red flowers in summer.
Astilbe japonica 'Etna' is: Deciduous
Flower: Bright-red in Summer
Foliage: Dark-red in Spring; Dark-green in Summer; Dark-green in Autumn
Habit: Clump-forming, Compact, Upright
Companion planting: Plant astilbes with hostas and border phlox, which both like the same damp, shady conditions.
Specific diseases: Powdery mildew
Pruning: Cut back after flowering.. REGISTER to read more...
Propagation methods: Division. REGISTER to read more...
Astilbe japonica 'Etna' (Astilbe 'Etna' ) will reach a height of 0.6m and a spread of 0.6m after 2-5 years.
Suggested uses: Beds and borders, Containers, Cottage/Informal, Drying, Flower Arranging, Waterside
Cultivation: Plant in moist, fertile, humus-rich soil in full sun or partial shade. Divide every three to four years to maintain vigour.
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|Soil drainage:||Well-drained, Moist but well-drained|
|Soil pH:||Acid, Alkaline, Neutral|
|Light:||Partial Shade, Full Sun|
|Aspect:||South, East, West|
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