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Astilbe ‘Darwin’s Dream’

Astilbe 'Darwin's Dream'

I bought this to give a bit of a red background to the border. It turns out that the flowers are a kind of ghastly pink colour, which doesn’t go with my Red, Blue and Yellow scheme at all. It may be moved in the winter.

It has taken well though, despite being shaded and in a not very favourable spot.

Astilbe 'Darwin's Dream' - August 2020
August 2020

Lifted in November 2020 and temporarily planted in a pot.

It was then re-planted in the bottom bed in March 2021. I don’t plan to move it again and it should do better with a bit more space.

Astilbe 'Darwin's Dream' - March 2021 - Bottom Bed
Astilbe ‘Darwin’s Dream’ – March 2021 – Bottom Bed

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