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Astilbe crispa Lilliput

Perennial Spirea

Type: Perennials
Height: Short 6-8" (Plant 10" apart)
Bloom Time: Early Summer to Mid-Summer
Sun-Shade: Half Sun/ Half Shade to Full Shade
Zones: 4-8   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal, Acidic
Flower / Accent: Pink / Pink
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep

An ultra dwarf Astilbe at 6-8". Deepest green crinkled foliage of Astilbe Lilliput has light salmon-pink full flowers on dark red stems. Although small in stature, the plumes blooming in mid-summer are full and large. Great for a shady rock garden or around a pool.

Astilbe are mainstays of shade and woodland gardens. They combine well with other moisture loving plants like Brunnera, Ligularia, Lobelia and Hosta.

Features to Note:

  • Deer Resistant
  • Edgers
  • OK in Containers
  • Rabbit Resistant
  • Winter Interest
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Attracts Hummingbirds
  • Wet Site Tolerant
  • For a Shady Spot
  • Web Only

Astilbe General Information:

Astilbe lend a refined grace to perennial borders. Perfect for the shade garden along with Hostas and Ferns. Lush deeply cut foliage is attractive for the entire season and is colored from green to bronze. Effective anywhere with rich moist soil and partial shade.

Astilbe Plant Care:

Low care. Needs moisture during dry spells. Best to clean up in the spring as seedheads are attractive. Can be divided every 3-5 years in early spring. Cut through woody crowns to separate eyes to form additional plants. Add fertilizer or compost if desired when planting or moving and in late fall to winter.

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