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Astilbe simplicifolia 'Darwin's Snow Sprite'
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common name: False Goatsbeard, False Spirea
growth rate: medium
growth habit: ferny
leaf colour: dark green
flower colour: white
main season: Summer
full sun, part shade
moist soil, wet/waterlogged soil, clay soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -30°C
USDA zone: 4 to 9
Dwarf form with dark green, finely cut foliage. Sprays of white flowers in July and August.
Moist, humus-rich soil. Best in part shade. Need plenty of moisture during the growing season. Has some tolerance for dryish soil and will grow in a sunny position.
Damp borders, bog gardens.
A hybrid of Astilbe simplicifolia. Introduced by Blooms of Bressingham.