Astilbe x arendsii 'Diamant'
40 - 50 cm
August - September
well drained, humus rich, fertile
acid - neutral - alkalilne
The genus Astilbe belongs to the Saxifragaceae family. Most species are native to E-Asia. They need fairly moist soil and a sunny, sheltered position. Many cultivars flower too late for Icelandic conditions and it's therefore important to choose early flowering cultivars.
Division in spring.
Flowers late. Flowering is not guaranteed, except in warm summers.