Astilbe Pumila

September 6, 2018

Astilbe Pumila

Characteristics & Cultural Requirements

  • Height: 8’’-12’’ Spread 8’’-12’’
  • Habit/Form: Spiked and mounded
  • Hardiness Zone: 4-9
  • Exposure: Full shade to part shade
  • Soil: Moist, well-drained

Ornamental Features

Astilbe Pumila, also known as Chinese Astilbe, is a prized and unique perennial that will brighten up any shaded area. Tall little spikes, adorned with pretty pink/mauve flowers display longer bloom times from July into October. Though small, this flowering plant will add wonderful color and texture going into the colder months and is a good choice for any shady garden or wooded area.

Landscape Uses

Astilbe can be used as a groundcover, edging and border plant.

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