This grower is sure of this plant identification.
Astilbe chinensis ‘Pumila’ (Chinese astilbe). This plant is dwarf and has red-green leaves with broad, dense, conical panicles of red-pink flowers in late summer.
They are fully hardy and will need rich moist soil and some will need partial shade. Leave undisturbed if possible, and give an annual spring mulch of well rotted compost.
Border, edging, rock garden, cutting bed. Summer interest.
Italics = data drawn from parent genus or speciesView Full Plant Finder Record