Available from several nurseries in UK and Europe.
Sold as Ostrich Plume in UK.
Raised by Georg Arends of Ronsdorf, Germany in 1952.
A sport of Betsy Cuperus.
A thunbergii hybrid.

Not grown a lot in gardens as it is tall and needs plenty of water to flower well.
Still it is a good garden plant which extends the astilbe season as it flowers late.

Very Tall – greater than 1m

Late – after July 31st

colour
Light purplish-pink
shape
Pyramidal, drooping
density
Loose
density of flowers
Moderately dense
Colour
Mid-green
Nodes Colour
Red
Surface
Glossy