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Feathery Plumes Loved By All - Rheinland Astilbe!

  • Tall, Feathery Blooms
  • Clear Bold Pink Flowers
  • Hummingbird Friendly!
  • Attracts Beneficial Pollinators
  • Light & Airy Glossy Green Foliage
  • Unique Reddish Stems
  • Great Cut Flower!
  • Beds, Borders & En Masse
  • Great for Cottage, Perennial & Container Gardens!
  • Part Shade & Full Shade
  • Moisture Loving
  • Hardy Herbaceous Perennial
  • Deer & Rabbit Resistant
  • Cold Tolerant

Bright pink, feathery wands! The fat fluffy flowers of the Rheinland Astilbe (Astilbe 'Rheinland') feature incredibly striking, tall blooms of clear pink that rise above the foliage, adding a light, airy quality to your beds and borders!

Mounds of lovely lush green, compound leaves, the foliage is light and graceful! Starting a bright green in early spring, they deepen to a darker green as summer approaches. Becoming the perfect backdrop to the incredible blooms! The flowers contrast wonderfully with the glossy foliage and are supported on strong, upright reddish stems.

The fluffy pink blooms are tall and feathery. Each early summer they will be absolutely smothered in pollinators! Astilbe is considered to be deer and rabbit resistant but will attract loads of butterflies and hummingbirds!

You’ll enjoy these unique flowers indoors and out! As lovely in a vase or bouquet as a thriller and focal point flowers as they are brightening your shady paths and garden beds!

Fall brings one more trick up Astilbe’s sleeve as the chill brings a yellow hue to the foliage before the snow flies!

How to Use Rheinland Astilbe In The Landscape

Use this showy perennial for beautiful summer color in shadier areas of your landscape. You will be delighted to see how this plant forms a graceful perennial garden addition or adds beauty to shade gardens! Try planting with Bleeding Hearts, Barrenworts, Hostas and Ferns!

The Rheinland Astilbe creates an amazingly refined border look or mass plantings and works as an excellent ground cover or edging plant for shady areas. Reaching a tidy two-foot in size, these plants do not overtake or overpower any garden site.

The gorgeous blooms are also lovely additions as both thrillers and focal point cut flowers to make grand fresh or dried bouquets. Create lovely floral arrangements with these bold pink blooms!

Perfectly sized for use in containers and planters, even window boxes are fitting sites for these graceful plants! Add a potted Astilbe on your porch or patio, balcony or to welcome visitors to your shaded front steps! Any moist, shaded location is fantastic for these lovely blooms.

Update tired Cottage gardens and moist rock gardens, or add some dramatic color and light, airy foliage around your water features where Astilbe can soak up the extra moisture.

Originating in China, Astilbe is also completely at home in Asian-inspired gardens. Also completely at home as an understory planting, use these as facer plants to hide larger shrub and trees leggy bare stems. Or, skirt large trees or garden structures for a clean and finished look!

#ProPlantTips For Care

Rheinland Astilbe is most successfully grown in a shady area but can tolerate some morning sun. Especially in the warmer hardiness zones, be sure to plant these tender perennials where they’ll be protected from the hot afternoon sun or completely full shade! Hardy in North America growing zones 4-9, these are very cold tolerant herbaceous perennial plants!

Moist, well-drained soil is a key feature for growing a healthy Astilbe plant. It's also best to not allow Rheinland to overly dry out, as all Astilbe prefers moist, humus, organically-rich soils.

Adding mulch is recommended in drier areas, to help maintain soil moisture and insulate the root system from heat and cold. Top dress your site with at least 2-3 inches of mulch, extending out past the leaves for a finished look and to maintain consistent soil moisture.

In order to keep Astilbe looking good for the next year, do not cut it back in the winter, (the old foliage helps protect the plant from winter damage), but prune in early spring so it will look fresh and ready for the next growing season.

Learn more about creating the perfect shade garden in our Garden Blog!

For the hardy, brilliant blooms and deer-resistant beauty that Astilbe brings to the landscape, you’ll adore this unique garden addition! The award-winning Rheinland Astilbe blooms will leave you speechless daily! Order your very own Rheinland Astilbe today at NatureHills.com!

Buying Options for Plants

Nature Hills sells a large variety of plants with several options available. Plants are offered in both potted containers and as dormant bare root without soil. Here is a helpful resource to understand your options as you create a beautiful landscape with help from Nature Hills.

Ever wonder what a larger plant will mean for your landscape? Container Sizes are really all about the age of the plant!

Seasonally, Nature Hills offers hand selected, high quality bare root trees, shrubs and perennials. Bare root plants are sold by height from the top of the root system to the top of the plant. Plants may be taller than the height minimums.

  • Popular sizes of select trees are 1 foot, 2 feet, 3 feet, etc.
  • Popular sizes of select bare root plants is 1 foot, 18 inches, etc.

Nature Hills Container Size by Volume

Young Plants to 18 Months
Size Volume
2"x2"x3" Ranges from .18 to .21 dry quarts / .198 to .23 dry liters in volume
4.5" Container Equal to .65 dry quart / .72 dry liter in volume
Sprinter Pot Equal to .63 dry quart / .69 dry liter in volume
4" Container Ranges from .31 to .87 / .35 to .96 dry liter in volume
6" Container Equal to 1.4 dry quarts / 1.59 dry liters in volume
1 Quart Equal to 1 dry quart / 1.1 dry liter in volume
5.5" Container Equal to 1.89 of a dry quart / 2.08 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x5" Ranges from .8 to 1.1 dry quarts / .88 to 1.2 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x6" Ranges from 1.0 to 1.3 dry quarts / 1.1 to 1.41 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x9" Ranges from 1.1 to 2.1 dry quarts / 1.2 to 2.3 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x10" Ranges from 1.7 to 2.3 dry quart / 1.87 to 2.53 dry liters in volume
Plants 18 Months - 2.5 Years Old
Size Volume
2 Quart Equal to 2 dry quarts / 2.2 dry liters in volume
#1 Container Ranges from 2.26 to 3.73 dry quarts / 2.49 to 4.11 dry liters in volume
5"x5"x12" Equal to 3.5 to 4.3 dry quarts / 3.85 to 4.74 dry liters in volume
Plants 2 - 4 Years Old
Size Volume
#2 Container Ranges from 1.19 to 1.76 dry gallons / 5.24 to 7.75 dry liters in volume
#3 Container Ranges from 2.32 to 2.76 dry gallons / 10.22 to 12.16 dry liters in volume
Plants 3 - 5 Years Old
Size Volume
#5 Container Ranges from 2.92 to 4.62 dry gallons / 12.86 to 20.35 dry liters in volume
#7 Container Ranges from 5.98 to 6.08 dry gallons / 26.34 to 26.78 dry liters in volume

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0 - 19.99 14.95
20 - 49.99 17.95
50 - 69.99 19.95
70 - 99.99 24.95
100 - 129.99 29.95
130 - 130+ Approx 25%

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PLANT HIGHLIGHTS

Rheinland Astilbe Is Suited to Grow in Zones 4-9
Growing Zones 4-9
More Information
Brand Nature Hills' Choice
Botanical Name Astilbe 'Rheinland'
Type Perennial
Mature Height 18 - 24 inches
Mature Spread 18 - 24 inches
Sun Exposure Full Shade, Partial Shade
Soil Type Well Drained
Moisture Medium
Growth Rate Medium
Flower Color Pink
Foliage Color Green
Fall Color Yellow
Pollinator Friendly Yes
When To Prune Early Spring
Fragrant No