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botanical name:
Astilbe simplicifolia 'Darwin's Snow Sprite'
Astilbe simplicifolia 'Darwin's Snow Sprite' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  False Goatsbeard, False Spirea
family:  Saxifragaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 0.40m
width: 0.40m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: ferny
leaf colour: dark green
flower colour: white
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil, wet/waterlogged soil, clay soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -30°C
USDA zone: 4 to 9
description:
Dwarf form with dark green, finely cut foliage. Sprays of white flowers in July and August.

cultivation:
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.

propagation:
By division.

usage:
Damp borders, bog gardens.

other notes:
A hybrid of Astilbe simplicifolia. Introduced by Blooms of Bressingham.
RHS AGM

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