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Botanical name: Astilbe 'Montgomery'
Other names: Astilbe 'Montgomery'
Variety or cultivar: 'Montgomery' _ 'Montgomery' is an herbaceous perennial with dark-green divided leaves. Throughout summer, it bears plumes of rose-red flowers on dark stems.
Astilbe 'Montgomery' is: Deciduous
Flower: Rose-Red in Summer
Foliage: Dark-green in Summer
Habit: Clump-forming, Erect
Companion planting: Plant astilbes with hostas and border phlox, which both like the same damp, shady conditions.
Specific diseases: Powdery mildew
Pruning: In cold areas, do not cut back until early spring. Old foliage may help to protect the plant from winter damage. . REGISTER to read more...
Propagation: Divide in late winter or early spring. Pot divisions under glass and plant out in late spring.. REGISTER to read more...
Propagation methods: Division. REGISTER to read more...
Astilbe 'Montgomery' (Astilbe 'Montgomery') will reach a height of 0.5m and a spread of 0.5m after 2-5 years.
Suggested uses: Beds and borders, Bog garden, City, Cottage/Informal, Low Maintenance, Underplanting
Cultivation: Plant in moist, fertile, humus-rich soil in full sun or partial shade. Will not thrive in soils that dry out. Divide every three to four years to maintain vigour.
|This plant likes...||Garden match|
|Soil drainage:||Moist but well-drained, Boggy damp conditions, Moisture-retentive|
|Soil pH:||Acid, Alkaline, Neutral|
|Light:||Partial Shade, Full Sun|
|Aspect:||South, East, West|
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