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botanical name:
Astilbe 'Diamant'
Astilbe 'Diamant' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  False Goatsbeard, False Spirea
synonyms:  Astilbe x ardensii 'Diamant'
family:  Saxifragaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 0.75m
width: 0.45m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: clump
leaf colour: green
flower colour: white
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil, wet/waterlogged soil, clay soil
preferred soil pH: neutral
minimum temp: -30°C
USDA zone: 4 to 9
description:
Sturdy growing with ferny, glossy deep green foliage, flushed bronze in spring. Dense diamond shaped panicles of pure white flowers in early to midsummer.

cultivation:
Best in moist, fertile soil in partial shade. Will grow in full sun if the soil does not dry out.

propagation:
By division.

usage:
Damp borders, bog gardens.

other notes:
Hybrid of Astilbe japonica x Astilbe davidii raised by Georg Arends in 1920.
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