Astilbes, also known as False goat’s beard, are lovely pond side plants with decorative fern like leaves and feathery flower heads from July-August. The ‘Red Sentinel’ variety has deeply divided mahogany red stems and vivid deep crimson red flowers held above dark green bushy foliage. Excellent for planting alongside streams or ponds. Reputed to be one of the best red cultivars.
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