Astilboides tabularis 

Astilboides tabularis

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£ 4,29 tax incl.


Availability : Available

Container: 0,5L pot

Flowering period: autumn flowers

Hardiness zone: zone 6-10

Height: 70 to 100cm

Plant spacing: 70 cm

Description:

Green giant

Astilboides tabularis is the only species of the botanical genus and is native to the mountain slopes, woodlands and banks of rivers and lakes in north-east China and North Korea.

Formerly knows as Rodgersia tabularis or Saxifraga tabularis, it is a rare, superb specimen for a partial shade garden with leaves that are nearly 90 cm in diameter.

Diaphanous flowering in white plumes like an Astilbe.

In the garden we like to use it as a focus plant near a pond or planted together with other stars of the partial shade such as Hosta, Astrantia, Rodgersia, Brunnera, Astilbe, etc.

Grow in good, humus-rich, moist to damp garden soil.

Shady exposure or at the bottom of a north-facing wall, near or under trees, in a shady border or in a patio pot.

It can cope with some morning sun, but hates drying winds.

Easy to grow, but slow to develop.

Cultivation and Propagation
Soil type:good garden soil, heavy wet clay soils, humus rich
Culture advice:Well-drained soil with coarse sand, Planting soil composed: 1/3 coarse sand, 1/3 garden soil, 1/3 horticultural compost
Aspect:shade, partial shade
Special maintenance:Prune the plant at the end of autumn, Remove faded leaves (comb)
Multiplication Tips:Sowing in autumn
Garden tips:
Garden value:focus plant, attractive foliage, botanical curiosities
Garden style:cottage garden, japanese garden style, modern garden, aquatic garden
Landscape interest:mixed-border, pot and container
Position:front of the border, edge of the path
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