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Full Description
'Sprite' is a dwarf perennial to 25cm in height, with divided, dark green leaves and open panicles of pale pink flowers, followed by attractive seed-heads.

Hardiness: H7 - Hardy in the severest European continental climates (< -20)

Aspect: South-facing or West-facing or East-facing.

Exposure: Exposed or Sheltered.

Moisture: Poorly-drained, Moist but well-drained.

Soil: Loam

pH: Neutral, Acid, Alkaline.

Ultimate height 0.1-0.5 metres.
Ultimate spread 0.1-0.5 metres.
Time to Ultimate size: About 2 ? 5 Years

How to grow


Grow in moist, fertile, humus-rich soil in full sun or grow in partial shade where soil is likely to dry out in the summer. Plants must be divided every three to four years to maintain vigour.
Propagate by division in late winter or early spring, pot divisions under glass and plant out in late spring.
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Flower borders and beds Cottage & Informal Garden Rock Garden.

How to Care:
Pruning-Cut back after flowering
Pests-Generally pest free.
Diseases- Powdery mildews may be troublesome.

Astilbe Sprite

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