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Astilbe simplicifolia 'Sprite'

More About Astilbe simplicifolia 'Sprite'

  • Foliage is glossy, dark green and finely textured over a dense mound
  • Lovely, shell-pink flowers in open, drooping panicles
  • Rust-colored seed heads are particularly outstanding
  • Bloom Time: Late summer to early fall

Zone:

4

Height:

30-40 cm

Spread:

30-40 cm

Colour:

Pink
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Dwarf Astilbe Growing and Maintenance Tips

Grows best in light to moderate shade, with average to moist soils. Astilbe may burn if planted in full sun. Deep shade tolerant, but will not flower as prolifically. Water plants during the summer especially if there is less than average rainfall. Extended drought periods will lead to browning of the foliage and may result in foliage drop. After flowers finish, prune off spent blooms and lightly shape the foliage to encourage new growth. 


Astilbe simplicifolia 'Sprite' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Full Shade
Full Shade
Rabbit Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Dried Flower/Foliage
Dried Flower/Foliage
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Fragrant
Fragrant
Cut Flower/Foliage
Cut Flower/Foliage
Long Blooming
Long Blooming
Ground cover
Ground cover
Rock garden
Rock garden

Soil Moisture

Moist to Average
Well-drained

Growth Rate

Medium
Slow

Flowering Time

Summer

Habit

Mounding

Foliage Color

Green (dark)

Landscape uses

Woodland/woods edge
Border/edging

 Suitable Substitutions for Astilbe simplicifolia 'Sprite'