How is astilbe pronounced?

What does astilbe mean?

The name Astilbe comes from the Greek word a (meaning without) and stilbe (meaning brilliance). Not the meaning you expect for this happy flower. Some other common names are false goat’s beard, feather and false spirea. If you see the flower, you can imagine where does names come from.

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