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Astilbe x crispa 'Lilliput' (Astilbe × crispa 'Lilliput')

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Time to maturity
2-5 years
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Botanical name: Astilbe x crispa 'Lilliput'

Other names: Astilbe × crispa 'Lilliput'

Genus: Astilbe

Variety or Cultivar: 'Lilliput' _ 'Lilliput' is an herbaceous perennial and, as the name suggests, is a small cultivar of the genus. It has shiny, cut and textured leaves and from mid-summer to early autumn, bears panicles of pale-pink flowers held above its foliage on dark-red stems.

Astilbe x crispa 'Lilliput' is: Deciduous

Flower: Pale-pink in Summer; Pale-pink in Autumn

Foliage: Dark-green in Spring; Dark-green in Summer; Dark-green in Autumn

Habit: Clump-forming, Compact, Upright

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Specific diseases: Powdery mildew

General care

Propagation methods: Division. REGISTER to

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Astilbe x crispa 'Lilliput' (Astilbe × crispa 'Lilliput') will reach a height of 0.2m and a spread of 0.3m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses: Beds and borders, City, Containers, Cottage/Informal, Drying, Flower Arranging, Low Maintenance, Waterside

Cultivation: Plant in moist, fertile, humus-rich soil in full sun or partial shade. Divide every three to four years to maintain vigour.

Soil type: Loamy

Soil drainage: Moist but well-drained

Soil pH: Neutral, Alkaline, Acid

Light: Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect: South, East, West

Exposure: Sheltered, Exposed

Hardiness: Hardy (H4)

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Companion planting: Plant astilbes with hostas and border phlox, which both like the same damp, shady conditions.

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