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Astilbe Music™ Heavy Metal

False Spirea

Music series: A hybrid astilbe that have been selected for attractive foliage and increased flower production. These astilbe produce twice as many flowering eyes and more secondary flowers as the old standards. They have a compact nature combined with more flowers, as well as shorter and denser plumes.

  • »  Fluffy cherry-red flower plumes are full and larger than most
  • »  Dark green cut-leaf foliage
  • »  Late-season bloomer
  • »  Photo courtesy of Paridon

  • Category:Perennial
  • Hardiness Zone:3-8
  • Height:60-70 cm
  • Spread:37 cm
  • Bloom Color: Red
  • Foliage Color: Dark Green
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Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Exposure
Full Shade
Partial Sun
Foliage Color
Dark Green
Habit
Upright
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Soil Moisture
Moist, Well-Drained
Growing & Maintenance Tips for Astilbe 'Music™ Heavy Metal'

Astilbe produce large plumes in various sizes and shapes. Each plume consists of hundreds of tiny flowers, each opening in succession, providing a long season of bloom. Plumes make excellent fresh cuts or for drying in natural bouquets. Astilbe grow best in moist soils and semi-shade. Will tolerate more sun with adequate moisture. Excellent for the woodland garden. Plant in mass for a stunning display.

Music series: A hybrid astilbe that have been selected for attractive foliage and increased flower production. These astilbe produce twice as many flowering eyes and more secondary flowers as the old standards. They have a compact nature combined with more flowers, as well as shorter and denser plumes.