Astilbe chinensis 'Pumila'
Filtered sun, Full shade, Partial shade
Keep soil evenly moist.
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|Botanical Pronunciation||a-STIL-bee chi-NEN-sis|
|Average Size at Maturity||Foliage reaches 10 in. tall, 12 to 24 in. wide; up to 24 in. tall in bloom.|
|Bloom Time||Early Summer to Midsummer|
|Flower Attribute||Flowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Asian/Zen, Contemporary, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Firescaping/Firewise, Mass Planting, Very Wet Areas, Water Garden, Woodland Garden, Cutting Garden|
|Light Needs||Filtered sun, Full shade, Partial shade|
|Soil Needs||Flower & Rose Food|
|Special Feature||Extreme Cold Hardiness, Gift Plant, Shade Loving, Tolerates Wet Soils, Compact Form|
|Watering Needs||Keep soil evenly moist.|
|Companion Plants||Japanese Maple (Acer palmatum); Azalea (Azalea); Columbine (Aquilegia); Maidenhair Fern (Adiantum); Sedge (Carex)|
Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. For a neat appearance, remove old foliage before new leaves emerge. Divide clumps every 2 to 3 years in early spring.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-9