Astilbe in containers?

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  1. Petronius

    Petronius Young Pine

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    I have planted Astilbe for a few customers. How well would Astilbe grow if they were planted in large flower pots?
     
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    Gail-Steman Young Pine

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    All I can say is good luck with what ever you try, I was told at the garden centre they was ok with sun and they wasn't they like shade so moved them over by the fencing where it gets slight shade and they still went on me. :(

    These are the colours I brought...beautiful pink and deep purple and I ended up having to shade them.

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    Netty Chaotic Gardener Plants Contributor

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    Astilbe don't like heat or being dry. I have always had the best luck with them in the shade with moist soil.
     
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    Petronius Young Pine

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    @Gail-Steman, Your two Astilbes had such bright colors.
     
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    Oh they was beautiful and thought they would do well till the heat started burning the green but as you know i'm not a pink person but the pink one was a beautiful pink and did show beautiful :)
     
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    Netty they was well watered and I moved them to a shaded part but they still went on me :(
     

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