Diamont Astilbe - Astilbe x arendsii 'Diamont'

'Diamont' garden Astilbe is a popular choice for shaded gardens, where it performs well in rich, moist soil with regular watering. This selection has long, narrow plumes of striking, pure white flowers, over a mound of elegant, lacy, fern-like green leaves. Very large flower head size. Also thrives in tubs or mixed containers. Excellent for cutting. Seed heads may be removed, or left on the plant for winter interest. Will tolerate full sun in cool summer regions. Deer and rabbit resistant.

Water Needs: 
Moderate
Foliage Color: 
Green
Flower Attributes: 
Cut Flowers
Long Bloom Time
Showy Flowers
Landscape Uses: 
Border
Container
Foundation
Ground Cover
Mass Planting
Wet Areas
Garden Styles: 
Cottage
Modern
Traditional
Zen
Light Needs: 
Full Shade
Plant Types: 
Height: 
24-36"
Spread: 
12-24"
Flower Colors: 
White
Flower Seasons: 
Summer
Special Features: 
Attracts Butterflies
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Growth Habits: 
Right
Round
Cold Hardiness: 
Zone 3
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Prefers moist, well-drained soil. Apply fertilizer in spring and midsummer. Spent flower heads can be removed if desired or allowed to remain for late season interest. Divide every 2 to 3 years, in early spring or fall. They are very easy to grow and will grow and bloom even during the hot summers!

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