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Astilbe × hybrida ‘Hip Hop’
Astilbe × hybrida ‘Hip Hop’
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Astilbe × hybrida ‘Hip Hop’

Hybrid Astilbe

USDA Zone: 3-9

Plant number: 1.086.790

Astilbe are a popular choice for shady gardens, where they perform well if given a rich, moist soil and regular watering. This selection features unique, light pink plumes dotted with hot-pink stamens on strong stems in early to mid summer. Foliage is fern-like, glossy and dark green. Part of the Music™ series which is known for better heat tolerance and great garden performance. This cultivar is also more tolerant of drought and sun than many other Astilbe. USPP#24165: unlicensed propagation prohibited.

Further details for
Astilbe × hybrida ‘Hip Hop’

Optimal Growing
Appearance and
Sun Exposure
  Partial Shade or
  Full Shade
Soil Type
  Sandy or
Soil pH
  Neutral or
  Alkaline or
Soil Moisture
  Average or
Care Level
Flower Colour
  Deep Pink
  Light Pink
Blooming Time
  Mid Summer
  Late Summer
Foliage Color
  Deep Green
Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Accent: Good Texture/Form
  Attracts Butterflies
  Cut Flower
  Deer Resistant
  Rabbit Resistant
   60-70 cm
   23-27 inches
   45-50 cm
   18-20 inches
Foot Traffic
Growth Rate