Astilbes are long-lived perennials that are most comfortable when grown in rich soil and light shade to filtered sun. They will grow in full shade, but will not bloom as prolifically there. Though they are easy to grow, Astilbes have one critical requirement--lots of water.
Hardy to Zone 3
Astilbe Chinensis - Visions
Exposure: partial shade to full shade
Water Requirments: constant watering
Attributes: fregrant, cut flower, deer resistant