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Q.Can Astilbe Get Too Old

Zone 48818 Aone 5 | rosygoacher added on September 23, 2020 | Answered

I know they’re perennials, but mine aren’t doing well even in spring. Do I need to replace them?

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Answered on September 24, 2020

Their vigor will depend, very heavily, on their environment. They tend to be a little picky.

The plant requires shade, and only light dappled sun. Too much sun will scorch them.

They should not be allowed to dry out, fully. They are not tolerant of dry soils.

Here is an article for more information on keeping these plants happy and healthy:


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