Astilbe japonica Morr. & Decne

Perennial to about 1m tall. Leaflets narrow. Flower clusters erect. Flowers small, white; summer.

It is likely that at least a few of the following cultivars are of hybrid origin.


Source: Spencer, R. (2002). Saxifragaceae. In: Spencer, R.. Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 3. Flowering plants. Dicotyledons. Part 2. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.

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Astilbe japonica 'Bremen'

About 50 cm tall with dark pink flowers. Raised g. Arends, 1929.

Astilbe japonica 'Irrlicht'

Dwarf to about 40 cm tall. Flowers white. Raised p. Theoboldt, 1939.

Astilbe japonica 'Montgomery'

60-70 cm tall with dark red flowers. Raised Kooy, 1929.

Astilbe japonica 'Red Sentinel'

Flowers deep red, in open clusters. Early flowering. Raised h. den Ouden, 1947.

Astilbe japonica 'Rheinland'

About 60 cm tall, with dense, upright pink flower clusters. Raised g. Arends, 1920.

kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Magnoliopsida
superorder     [Saxifraganae]
order      Saxifragales
family       Saxifragaceae
genus        Astilbe D.Don