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Astilbe chinensis 'Pumila'

Chinese False Spirea

  • Category: Perennial
  • Hardiness Zone:3-8
  • Height:10-12 Inches
  • Spread:8 Inches
  • Bloom Color: Pink/Red

The chinensis species, with lavender- pink blooms, is more sun and drought tolerant than other Astilbes. This is a late to bloom variety. 'Pumila' is a naturally occurring dwarf form of chinensis. This has a creeping habit and is very floriferous.

Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Exposure
Full Shade
Partial Sun
Foliage Color
Green
Soil Moisture
Moist
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Summer
Bloom Time
July - August (Late)
Additional Information about Astilbe chinensis 'Pumila'

Wonderful cut and dried flowers!

Growing & Maintenance Tips for Astilbe chinensis 'Pumila'

Requires constant moisture to perform at best.
Makes an excellent groundcover, as it spreads faster than other chinensis and can tolerate drier soils, but not dry.