ASTILBE TAQUETII 'SUPERBA'
Unique and valuable. This flowers when almost all other astilbes have finished (in August!). Attractive crisped and jagged foliage supports erect spikes of dazzling magenta purple. Late summer visitors are often seen inspecting these plants doubtingly!
SOW FINELY AND EVENLY. COVER THINLY WITH COMPOST OR GRIT. GERMINATE IN GENTLE HEAT OR IN A WARM BRIGHT SPOT OUTSIDE. GROW-ON INDIVIDUAL SEEDLINGS IN 3 INCH POTS BEFORE PLANTING OUT.