Astilbe chinensis 'Pumila'
Common Name: Astilbe- Dwarf Chinese
Zones 4 to 9.
Full sun to full shade.
Plants reach 10 inches tall and 12 to 16 inches wide;
Dwarf clump forming habit.
Growth rate: Moderate, slow spreading, rhizomatous plants.
Lilac-pink flowers on fuzzy, stiff plumes. Colorful blossoms are produced atop medium green foliage clump in late summer to early fall; one of the last Astilbes to bloom.
A member of Astilbe chinensis (Chinese Astilbe). A later blooming species useful for extending the bloom season into late summer. Foliage is deeply incised, coarsely textured, and often bronze-green in color. Flowers are borne on narrow, branched panicles. Though garden performance is far superior in moist soils, members of this species are moderately drought tolerant.
Mature field grown plant shipped bare root.