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Aruncus Dioicus

Goatsbeard

Type: Perennials
Height: Tall 5' (Plant 3' apart)
Bloom Time: Mid-Spring to Mid-Summer
Sun-Shade: Mostly Sunny to Mostly Shady
Zones: 4-8   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal, Clay, Acidic
Flower / Accent: White / White
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep

Aruncus Dioicus has decorative finely-cut foliage and will create a bold, showy effect for a moist or partly shaded spot all season. Dense feathery plumes of tight white flowers rise well above the foliage spring to summer.

Excellent background plant or grouped in a woodland setting.

Features to Note:

  • Deer Resistant
  • Wet Site Tolerant
  • Blooms for 4 Weeks or More
  • For a Sunny Spot
  • For a Shady Spot

Aruncus General Information:

Aruncus is a stately, shrub-like perennial for a moist or partly shaded spot. Ivory white, Astilbe-like plumes top plants in summer. Perfect for a woodland garden or beside water. Foliage remains attractive all summer.

Aruncus Plant Care:

May take a season to get going, but then is very established. Division is difficult and not usually needed. Trimming spent flowers in midsummer after bloom will stimulate rebloom. Best in moist, rich soil.

$10.95 ea.
(3+) $10.50 ea.
Fall 2014
Plant Code: ARDI