Astilbe ‘Opal’ is a bog plant that can grow 50cm – 1.5m tall and 50cm – 1.5m wide. In this growing guide we’ll learn the cultivation details and how to plant Astilbe ‘Opal’.
This is a deciduous plant that takes 2-5 years to reach full maturity.
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Common name: Astilbe ‘Opal’
Scientific name: Astilbe ‘Opal’
Plant type: Bogs, Perennials
Height: 50cm – 1.5m
Spread: 50cm – 1.5m
Sunlight: Full Sun, Partial shade
Moisture: Moist but well drained, Poorly drained
Garden type: Informal Garden
Planting type: Cut Flowers, Flower borders and bedding
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A pond, fountain or even a smaller water container greatly increases the variety of plants you can grow. In addition, they also encourage a wide variety of wildlife, including insects, frogs, toads and birds.
Together with plants, these elements offer a diversity of interests.
How to plant
In this section we will learn how to plant Astilbe ‘Opal’, know its needs in terms of soil, watering and sun exposure.
Astilbe ‘Opal’ is a plant that grows in loam conditions. It is not very sensitive to soil acidity or alkalinity and grows well in soils with pH acid, alkaline or neutral.
Regarding drainage, Astilbe ‘Opal’ likes to grow in moist but well drained or humid or poorly drained soils.
Astilbe ‘Opal’ is a plant that should be grown in full sun or partial shade positions.