Diamond and Pearls Astilbe
Diamond and Pearls Astilbe is a great choice for shady gardens. It forms a mound of lacy dark green leaves. White feathery plumes rise above the foliage during early to mid summer. It will grow to a height of 18" to 30" and 12" to 8" wide. Divide plants every 2 to 3 years in spring. Diamond and Pearls Astilbe likes to be planted in partial to full shade.
Use this perennial in a tub, mixed containers, woodland, or shady gardens. Diamond and Pearls Astilbe is excellent for cutting. The seed heads may be removed after the blooms have faded or they can be left on the plant for winter interest. This plant is also deer resistant and the flowers attract hummingbirds.
Diamond and Pearls Astilbe will tolerate wet soil making it a good choice for next to streams, ponds, or wet areas.