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Chinese Astilbe

Astilbe chinensis 'Pumila'

Pronunciation: a-STIL-bee chi-NEN-sis
SKU #00352
4-9

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OVERVIEW
Description 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.
Light Filtered sun, Full shade, Partial shade
Watering Keep soil evenly moist.
Blooms Early Summer to Midsummer
Mature Size Foliage reaches 10 in. tall, 12 to 24 in. wide; up to 24 in. tall in bloom.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Herbaceous
Special Features Compact Form
Growth Rate Moderate
Flower Attributes Flowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
STYLE
Flower Color Purple
Foliage Color Green
Companion Plants Japanese Maple (Acer palmatum); Azalea (Azalea); Columbine (Aquilegia); Maidenhair Fern (Adiantum); Sedge (Carex)
CARE
Care 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.

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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.