Great foliage plant. Leaves resemble those of Astilbe. The variety 'Atropurpurea' has some light purple colouring on leaves and stems; 'Brunette' has dark purple foliage.
This is a shade perennial, prefers rich, humusy soil.
Leaves grows to a height of about 4 feet, flower stems / spikes to 7 feet.
White flower spikes appear in mid to late August and are very fragrant.
Hardy zone 3.
Glen's score: 10 of 10.
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