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Astilbe chinensis pumila

Chinese Astilbe

Location:

The Magnolia Garden.

Description:

A dwarf (h 25cm x s 20cm) hardy herbaceous perennial with feathery plumes of tiny, densely clustered, dark pink flowers in late summer that can be relied upon to bring colour to the garden year after year.

Site and Care:

Will grow in a moist, shady spot in the rock garden or by the pond in any type of soil and also in full sun or partial shade. It rarely suffers from pests or diseases. Propagation is by division in late winter.