Actea simplex (Atropurpurea Group) ‘Brunette’ AGM' Scented, pure white flower heads on tall thin stems from July to September. Large, divided, very deep purple leaves. Height up to Spread Moist soil in sun or part shade.
Low-maintenance Perennials (MO) - Astilbe chinensis 'Visions' Chinese astilbe Herbaceous perennial I think the chinensis varieties are the easist to grow. They tend to be forgiving of varying moisture conditions.
Astilbe is found in shade and woodland gardens. They are clump-forming perennials that feature graceful, fernlike mounds with erect to arching, plumelike flower panicles rising above foliage on slender, upright stems.