Astilbe simplicifolia 'Sprite'

Sprite False Spirea (Sprite Astilbe)

Categories: Herbaceous Perennial

‘Sprite’ is a dwarf variety which features a foliage mound to only 10” tall of slightly glossy, dark bronze-green leaves


More About Astilbe simplicifolia 'Sprite'

  • Distinctive fluffy flower plumes
  • Elegant addition to the shade border
  • Grows best in light shade to filtered sun
  • Must have consistently moist soil

Drooping panicles of shell-pink flowers on arching stems typically rising 12-18” tall in late spring. 1994 PPA Plant of the Year award.

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Height:

15-18 Inches

Spread:

15-24 Inches

Hardiness Zone:

4-9

Astilbe simplicifolia 'Sprite' Characteristics

Attributes

  • Mass Plant
  • Small / Miniature
  • Specimen
  • Edging
  • Ground Cover

Critter Resistance

  • Deer Resistant

Exposure

  • Morning Sun / Afternoon Shade
  • Shade Tolerant
  • Part Sun/Part Shade

Growth Rate in the Garden

  • Medium

Season of Interest (Flowering)

  • Summer

Season of Interest (Foliage)

  • All Season

Soil Moisture Needs

  • Moist

Flower Color

  • Light Pink

Habit

  • Clumping
  • Spreading