Astilbe chinensis 'Pumila'
Chinese False Spirea
USDA Hardiness Zone 3-8
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.
Wonderful cut and dried flowers!
July- August (late)
Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips
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.
When to Divide
early spring or fall, divide every 3 years to retain vigor
Maiden Hair Fern
Spotted Dead Nettle
Characteristics & Attributes
Attributes & Uses
|| Deer Resistant
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Season of Interest (Foliage)