Dwarf Chinese Astilbe (Astilbe rubra 'Pumila') in the Astilbes Database

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Common names:
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Botanical names:
Astilbe rubra Accepted
Astilbe chinensis var. pumila Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial or Dappled Shade
Partial Shade to Full Shade
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Plant Height: 9 to 12 inches (23-30cm)
Plant Spread: 9 to 12 inches (23-30cm)
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Other: Mauve Pink
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Foliage Mound Height: 4 to 6 inches (10-15cm)
Underground structures: Rhizome
Uses: Groundcover
Cut Flower
Dynamic Accumulator: P (Phosphorus)
Ca (Calcium)
Mg (Magnesium)
S (Sulfur)
Fe (Iron)
Na (Sodium)
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Other: Divide every 3-4 years when overcrowding occurs.
Awards and Recognitions: Other: RHS-AGM (1993)
Child plants: one child plant

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By vic
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Location: SunZone 6aDate: 2013-07-31
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Location: Part Shade garden Pittsford NYDate: 2011-08-01Short late bloomer.This astilbe spreads fast.
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Location: In my garden in Kalama, Wa.
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Location: SunZone 6aDate: 2013-07-31
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Photo Courtesy of Lazy S'S Farm Nursery.
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Photo Courtesy of Lazy S'S Farm Nursery.
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Location: Missouri Botanical Garden, St LouisDate: 2017-08-09
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Comments:
Posted by eclayne (Pioneer Valley south, MA, USA - Zone 6a) on Jun 2, 2012 11:05 AM

Foliage mound to 6" tall with flower stems 9-12" tall.

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