Astilbe x Music™ Series arendsii (Astilbe)
Astilbe x Music™ Series arendsii 'Heavy Metal'
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Astilbe x Music™ Series arendsii 'Heavy MetalĀ®'


Plant Type: Perennials

NEW FOR 2020
Recommended Substitute
Astilbe japonica Montgomery

False Spirea

Mid-season bloomer; reddish bronze foliage and reddish stems with tall plumes of dark red flowers; one of the best reds.

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Late season bloomer; fluffy cherry-red flower plumes are full and larger than most, they appear in summer above dark green cut-leaf foliage; great for containers.

  • Feathery flowers are upright
  • Great for color in the shade
  • Great when combined with Hosta and Ligularia
Item # Pack Size  
4506730 25 2-3 Eye Please Login for Pricing


24-28 in



Astilbe x Music™ Series

Common Name: False Spirea

New hybrid Astilbe that have been selected for attractive foliage and increased flower production. These astilbe produce twice as many flowering eyes and secondary flowers as the old standards. Their compact nature combined with more flowers, as well as shorter and denser plumes, result in more attractive pots with greater sales appeal.

Characteristics & Attributes


Morning Sun / Afternoon Shade
Shade Tolerant

Soil Moisture Needs

Average Soil
Moist Soil

Critter Resistance

Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant


Long Blooming
Good Cut Flower / Foliage
Good Container Plant

Season of Interest (Flowering)