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    📦 Quantity per Package: 1 Bare Rooted Plant

    ☀️ Light Required: Full Shade / Partial Shade
    🌷 Height: 28-30"
    🌸 Blooming Period: Jun - Jul
    🌱 Bulb Size: 2/3 eyes
    Planting Distance: 20-24"
    Planting Depth: 1"
    📍 Hardiness Zone: Zone 3-10
    🦌 Deer Resistant: Yes
    💐 Minimum Bulbs for Effect: 1-2

    About Diamant

    Introduce the Astilbe Diamant to your garden and watch as it transforms into a stunning display of white flowers. This hardy perennial is perfect for adding color and texture to your landscape. It's a great choice for shady areas and is easy to care for.

    • Large pure white flowers
    • Hardy perennial
    • Perfect for shady areas
    • Easy to care for
    • Can grow to a height of 28" tall
    • A great choice for shady areas

    How to care for Diamant

    • Plant in well-draining soil in partial to full shade.
    • Water regularly, keeping the soil consistently moist but not waterlogged.
    • Fertilize once a month during the growing season with a balanced fertilizer.
    • Cut back the foliage in the fall to prevent disease.

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Planting Astilbe Diamant bulbs is simple and rewarding, as these attractive perennial plants add texture and color to any garden. To plant your Astilbe bulbs, follow these steps:

    • Choose a location: Astilbe Diamant thrives in partial to full shade, making it an ideal choice for areas with dappled sunlight or beneath trees. They prefer well-draining, moist soil rich in organic matter.
    • Prepare the soil: enrich the soil with compost or well-rotted manure, and ensure it retains moisture without becoming waterlogged.
    • Planting depth and spacing: plant the bulbs 1-2 inches deep, spaced approximately 12-18 inches apart. Astilbe Diamant bulbs are best planted in groups for maximum visual impact.
    • Watering: after planting, water the bulbs thoroughly to settle the soil around them. Maintain consistent moisture levels throughout the growing season, but avoid overwatering.

    The optimal time to plant Astilbe Diamant bulbs is during the fall or early spring. Planting in the fall allows the bulbs to establish roots before the winter dormancy period, ensuring healthy growth in the subsequent growing season.

    In colder climates, where the ground may freeze during the winter, consider planting in early spring after the last frost. Spring planting will give the bulbs time to develop and produce beautiful plumes of feathery flowers in the summer months.

    The best fertilizer for Astilbe Diamant is a slow-release, balanced granular fertilizer with a formulation like 5-10-5 or 10-10-10. This type of fertilizer provides equal amounts of nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium, which promotes healthy foliage, strong root systems, and vibrant blooms.

    Apply the fertilizer in early spring, following the manufacturer's recommended application rates. In addition, incorporating organic matter like compost or well-rotted manure into the soil annually will help improve soil structure and provide essential nutrients for your Astilbe Diamant plants. Remember to maintain consistent moisture levels, as Astilbes thrive in moist, well-draining soil, which helps them effectively utilize nutrients.

    Astilbe Diamant bulbs typically bloom during the summer months, with their peak flowering time occurring between June and August. The feathery, plume-like flowers create a stunning display of color and texture, making Astilbe Diamant an excellent addition to any shade garden.

    The flowers can last several weeks and make attractive, long-lasting additions to cut flower arrangements. To enjoy continuous blooms in your garden, consider planting a mix of early, mid, and late-season Astilbe varieties.

    After Astilbe Diamant has finished blooming, there are a few steps you can take to ensure the plant remains healthy and returns with vigor the following season:

    • Deadhead spent flowers by trimming the flower stalks back to the base of the plant. This helps maintain a tidy appearance and can sometimes encourage a second flush of blooms.
    • Continue to water the plant consistently, ensuring the soil remains moist but not waterlogged.
    • In late fall, as the foliage begins to die back, you can trim back the foliage to about 2-3 inches above the ground. This will help the plant conserve energy during winter dormancy.
    • Apply a layer of mulch around the plant to protect the roots from harsh winter temperatures and insulate the soil, especially in colder climates.

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