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ASTILBE 'Sprite'

Commonly known as False goatsbeard

Dwarf Varieties

Light mauve with dark foliage
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ASTILBE 'Sprite'

 
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  • Deciduous
    Broad, fern-like leaves, emerging bronze
  • Purple Shades of purple/mauve/lilac/violet
    Light mauve
  • Height
    50cm (20in)
  • Spread
    90cm (36in)
  • Bulb/Corm or rhizomatous perennial
    Compact, clump-forming rhizomatous perennial
  • Herbaceous Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch.
  • Hardy - cold winter Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features
    Good to know - flowerheads can be left for winter interest
  • Pests & Diseases
    powdery mildew and leaf spot possibly.
  • Place of origin
    garden origin. UK. 1965. Blooms Nurseries, Bressingham, Norfolk
  • Flower Shape
    Panicles - open, drooping panicles of densely packed flowers
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Bog garden
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
  • Summer
  • Winter
  • Soil Conditions
    Wet or boggy soil - moist, humus-rich boggy site . For drier areas, grow in shade. Avoid chalk and clay.
  • Wildlife
    Rabbit Resistant
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