Raised by van Waveren and Kruyff in 1904.
Possibly as a seedling bought from Georg Arends of Ronsdorf, Germany.
A. japonica x A.chinensis. A group of hybrids named A. rosea.
Available from many nurseries in UK and Europe and one of the most popular cultivars.
Very similar to Europa and being one of the first Astilbes to flower each year.
Makes good clumps of plants with strong stems carrying many flowers.
Increases well and an excellent garden plant.
Used for forcing and the pot plant market.
|Low – 31-60cm|
|Very early – before July 1st|
|density of flowers||