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Astilbe thunbergii Professor Van der Wielen

False Spiraea

Item #: 5787

Zones: 4a to 7b, at least

Height: 40" tall

Culture: Part Sun to Light Shade

Origin: Hybrid

Pot Size: 3.5" pot (24 fl. oz/0.7 L)

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Astilbe 'Professor Van der Wielen' is an A. thunbergii hybrid that forms an aruncus-like clump with a 20" tall mound of fern-like foliage, topped in late spring/early summer with 40" plumes of cascading white flowers. A. 'Professor Van der Wielen' is superb in the moist woodland garden, although short periods of drought are not a problem.

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