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common name: False Goatsbeard, False Spirea
synonyms: Astilbe x ardensii 'Diamant'
growth rate: medium
growth habit: clump
leaf colour: green
flower colour: white
main season: Summer
full sun, part shade
moist soil, wet/waterlogged soil, clay soil
preferred soil pH: neutral
minimum temp: -30°C
USDA zone: 4 to 9
Sturdy growing with ferny, glossy deep green foliage, flushed bronze in spring. Dense diamond shaped panicles of pure white flowers in early to midsummer.
Best in moist, fertile soil in partial shade. Will grow in full sun if the soil does not dry out.
Damp borders, bog gardens.
Hybrid of Astilbe japonica x Astilbe davidii raised by Georg Arends in 1920.