Botanical name: Astilbe x crispa 'Lilliput'
Other names: Astilbe × crispa 'Lilliput'
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
Specific diseases: Powdery mildew
Propagation methods: Division. REGISTER to read more...
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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