Astilbe Diamonds and Pearls, Astilbe

Astilbe Diamonds and Pearls, Astilbe

A brilliant Astilbe, Diamonds and Pearls sparkles with pure white, thick flower plumes that float above a stage of graceful mounds of ferny foliage. It’s flowers reach an impressive 28″ tall. Tough plants that stand up well to heat and humidity. Excellent massed in the shade garden, as a ground cover, or specimen plant. Tolerant of considerable shade.

Astilbes work well massed or grouped in shady gardens and woodland areas. They make excellent ground covers or edging plants as long as consistent moisture can be given. Spectacular landscapes can be created by using them in serpentine patterns.

Plant in shade to part shade in soil that has been amended with organic mater. Keep consistently watered. If plants dry out they may go dormant.

Additional Information

Botanical Name

Astilbe Diamonds and Pearls

Common Name

Astilbe

Bloom Color

White

Bloom Time

Early Summer, Midsummer

Foliage Color

Green

Light Requirements

Part Shade, Shade

Height

28″

Width

12-18″

Uses

Beds, Containers, Cut Flower, Edging, Rain Gardens, Woodland Gardens

Resistance

Black Walnut, Deer, Heavy Shade, Rabbit

Soil

Average, Rich

Water Needs

Average, Consistent

Plant Type

Perennial