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

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.2m
Max height
0.3m
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Astilbe x crispa 'Lilliput'

Other names

Astilbe × crispa 'Lilliput'

Genus

Astilbe 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

Habit

Clump-forming, Compact, Upright

Flower

Pale-pink in Summer; Pale-pink in Autumn

Foliage

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

How to care

Watch out for

Powdery mildew Powdery mildew

General care

Propagation methods

Division


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Where to grow

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)

Companion plants

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

We do not currently have companion plants added for this plant.

Botanical name

Astilbe x crispa 'Lilliput'

Other names

Astilbe × crispa 'Lilliput'

Genus

Astilbe 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.

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Clump-forming, Compact, Upright


Colour

Flower

Pale-pink in Summer; Pale-pink in Autumn

Foliage

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


How to care

Watch out for

Specific diseases

Powdery mildew

General care

Propagation methods

Division


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

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 PLANTS

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

We do not currently have companion plants added for this plant.

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