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Astilbe simplicifolia ‘Sprite’
Common Name: False Spiraea Family: Saxifragaceae (The Saxifrage Family)

Compact and lovely shell pink flowers over a good dark bronze green foliage clump. Shade to part sun. Selected by the Perennial Plant Association as Perennial Plant of the Year 1994.


Geogrpahical Origin:
Asia and the Pacific - Asia - China and Japan

Native Habitat:
Moist ground beside woodland streams.

ClassDeciduous Primary Bloom ColourPink
TypePerennial Secondary Bloom Colour
Height8-12" Bloom TimeSummer
Spread8-12" FragranceNo
Light ExposureFull - Part Shade Full - Part Sun Sun Part Sun Part Shade Foliage ColourGreen
Soil MoistureMoist Average Stem Colour
Hardiness3-8 BerriesNo
BC NativeNo

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