Astilbe
             
                        arendsii
             
                        Rhapsody
Grande Dame in Summer and Fall — Spectacular as Cutflower and Container Plant

                        Astilbe
             
                        arendsii
             
                        Rhapsody
Astilbe arendsii

Rhapsody

  • Perfect for landscape plantings
  • Long slender plumes in intense shades of red, pink, carmine and cream
  • Premium seed item for shade
  • Quick germination
  • Makes a great show in mixed as well as in stand-alone bouquets
  • Mixture of vibrant colors
  • Plants grow 30-34’’ / 75-85 cm tall
  • Needs vernalization for flower initiation
Crop Time
Spring: 12 - 14 months
Height
31 ″ / 80 cm
Exposure
Partial shade - Shade
Seed Form
BeGreen Pelleting
Heat Zone
2-8
Hardiness Zone
4-9
Best Uses
Landscape

Culture guide

Germination

14-21 days

Temperature

68 °F / 20 °C


Stage I Starts with the radicle breaking through the testa. The roots are touching the medium. Ends with fully developed cotyledons.
Stage II Starts from fully developed cotyledons. Ends with the fully developed true leaf or true leaf pair.
Stage III Starts from the fully developed true leaf or true leaf pair and ends with 80% of the young plants being marketable.
Stage IV All young plants are ready for sale and in the process of being hardened off. This stage lasts about 7 days.

The cultural recommendations are based on results from trials conducted under Central European conditions. Different conditions in other parts of the world may lead to deviations in results achieved.

Colors of the series