Astilbe chinensis ‘Pumila’

Chinese Astilbe
Image Source: Stoneridge Gardens & Nursery
Type:
Herbaceous Perennial; Groundcover
Zone:
4 - 9
Native Region:
China
Light:
Partial Shade to partial sun
Height:
8" -12"
Spread:
18"+
Form:
Ground-hugging clumps
Foliage:
Flower:
Feathery rose-purple flower plumes held above foliage
Bloom Time:
August - September
Care:
Prefers moist, well drained soil.
Special Features:
Suitable for containers, edging, & groundcover.

2015: Bought three plants from Steins to help fill in the east bed. They were dirt cheap (3 for $8?) so I thought I would give them a try. Performed well, blooms looked good. Foliage looked  great all season.