Milk and Honey Astilbe
See the colorful changes as this amazing plant ages!
The blooms of Milk and Honey Astilbe have a colorfully unique characteristic. When the plant is young it is bushy and a silvery green tone. Then they become a creamy white spire of fluffy florets. As each spire ages, it changes from white to light pink, adding even more interest to your garden bed with this thrice coloring plant.
Shade gardens will be brightened with the creamy blooms of white Milk and Honey Astilbe. These plants will bloom brightly where few other perennials choose to flower.
Wet soil and dappled light aren't usually good conditions for perennials. However, the Milk and Honey Astilbe is quite happy in these conditions. The flowers will make shady spots brighter with clouds of blossoms that resemble feathers.
The leaves of this plant are an unusual blue-green and deeply segmented. This gives them a ferny look that contrasts nicely with other shade-loving plants like hostas. The flowers are tall, growing up to 30 inches from the base.
White Astilbe Milk and Honey makes a pretty border. It's also a good choice for a tall plant at the back of a perennial bed. You'll get a lot of plant for your money as well.