Common Name: Astilbe, Montgomery
Scientific Name: A. japonica 'Montgomery'
Light Requirements: Light shade
Bloom Time: July-August
Description: A japonica type with full, dark red flower plumes. Grow in rich, moist soil. Flowers are feathery panicles of variable thickness. Most are held well above dark green, compound leaves. Astilbes prefer partial shade but can be grown in full sun if kept moist.