18 July 2019
Astilbe COLOR FLASH
The perennial with attractive, pink flowers and unusual, multicoloured leaves: dark green, red and purplish red. It forms effective crumps which grow up to 50-80 cm in height. The leaves wither in the winter. The flowers are tiny, pink, gathered in gentle, paniculate inflorescences, and they are beautifully displayed in comparison to dark leaves. It blooms from July to August. The variety is frost resistant (5b zone).
Breeder: Henk Holtmaat, The Netherlands. Market introduction: de Vroomen Holland Garden Products, 2005.