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Astilbe japonica ‘Touch of Pink’

 

False Spiraea ‘Touch of Pink’

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae (from Stearn’s Botanical Latin)
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassMagnoliopsidaDicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves
SubclassRosidaeRoses, legumes, proteas, dogwoods, hydrangeas, mistletoes, euphorbias, grapes, many more
OrderRosalesRose family and eight others
FamilySaxifragaceaeSaxifrage family; means “stone-breaking”
GenusAstilbeGreek for “not shining”
Speciesjaponica“Of or from Japan”
Cultivar‘Touch of Pink’

About plant names...

I can find the cultivars Astilbe ‘Touch of Pink’, and Astilbe simplicifolia ‘Touch of Pink’ on the web, but not Astilbe japonica ‘Touch of Pink’. If you know how to describe this plant, please let me know. It is a type of false spirea.

Astilbe japonica ‘Touch of Pink’ description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 16 Aug 2013.

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Astilbe japonica (False Spiraea ‘Touch of Pink’)

8/1/2009 · Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, Boothbay, ME
≈ 19 × 13" (48 × 32 cm)

Range: Zones 4a-9a:

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