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botanical name:
Astilbe 'W.E. Gladstone'
Astilbe 'W.E. Gladstone' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  False Goatsbeard, False Spirea
synonyms:  Astilbe 'Gladstone', Astilbe x arendsii 'Gladstone'
family:  Saxifragaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 0.60m
width: 0.60m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: clump
leaf colour: dark green
flower colour: white
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil, wet/waterlogged soil, clay soil
preferred soil pH: neutral
minimum temp: -30°C
USDA zone: 4 to 9
Moderately sized hybrid, clumps of deep green pinnate foliage and elegant feathery plumes of pearly white flowers in summer, produced earlier than most.

Best in moist, fertile soil in partial shade. Will grow in full sun if the soil does not dry out.

By division

Damp border, bog gardens

other notes:
A. japonica hybrid.
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