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Astilbe 'Chocolate Shogun'
Common Name: False Spiraea Family: Saxifragaceae (The Saxifrage Family)

Astilbe  'Chocolate Shogun'
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Notes:
This Astilbe has the darkest foliage of any on the market. The chocolate burgundy leaves emerge in spring and keep this rich colouration throughout the season. In summer it produces plume-like flower stalks covered in pink flowers. It can grow in full sun conditions as long as the soil remains moist.

Geogrpahical Origin:
Asia - China and Japan
Native Habitat:
Shaded stream banks

ClassDeciduous  Primary Bloom ColourPink 
TypePerennial  Secondary Bloom Colour 
Height12-24'  Bloom TimeSummer 
Spread8-12'  FragranceNo 
Light ExposurePart Shade Part Sun Sun  Foliage ColourBurgundy/Red/Purple 
Soil MoistureMoist Average  Stem ColourBurgundy 
Hardiness Zone4-8  BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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