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Chinese Astilbe

Astilbe chinensis 'Pumila'

SKU
00352
Outstanding perennial color with late summer plumes of rich rose-purple flowers for two months or more on a smaller compact form. Wonderful cut flower. A beautiful focal point for shaded to dappled shade woodland gardens. Plant in mass for dramatic effect. Herbaceous.
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4-9

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Filtered sun, Full shade, Partial shade

Keep soil evenly moist.

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Botanical Pronunciationa-STIL-bee chi-NEN-sis
Average Size at MaturityFoliage reaches 10 in. tall, 12 to 24 in. wide; up to 24 in. tall in bloom.
Bloom TimeEarly Summer to Midsummer
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorPurple
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Contemporary, Rustic
Growth HabitMounding
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseFirescaping/Firewise, Mass Planting, Very Wet Areas, Water Garden, Woodland Garden, Cutting Garden
Light NeedsFiltered sun, Full shade, Partial shade
Soil NeedsFlower & Rose Food
Special FeatureExtreme Cold Hardiness, Gift Plant, Shade Loving, Tolerates Wet Soils, Compact Form
Water NeedsHigh
Watering NeedsKeep soil evenly moist.
Companion PlantsJapanese 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

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