Astilbe ‘Montgomery’, Astilbe japonica ‘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.
Rose-Red in Summer
Dark-green in Summer
HOW TO CARE
Watch out for
In cold areas, do not cut back until early spring. Old foliage may help to protect the plant from winter damage.
Divide in late winter or early spring. Pot divisions under glass and plant out in late spring.
Astilbe ‘Montgomery’ (Astilbe ‘Montgomery’) will reach a height of 0.5m and a spread of 0.5m after 2-5 years.
Beds and borders, Bog garden, City, Cottage/Informal, Low Maintenance, Underplanting
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.
Boggy damp conditions, Moist but well-drained, Moisture-retentive
Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Partial Shade, Full Sun
South, East, West