Aruncus sylvestris Guinea Fowl New Item

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Type: Perennials
Height: Medium 18-22" (Plant 24" apart)
Bloom Time: Late 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

Densely-packed feathery wands of creamy white flowers resemble the plumage of an exotic bird. Deeply cut foliage remains attractive all summer to provide nice textural contrast. Compact size allows for a choice placement in your perennial border.

Aruncus are perfect for a moist or shady spot along a stream or pond. Guinea-Fowl is a hybrid of A. dioicus and A. aethusifolius from German plant breeder Ernst Pagels.

Features to Note:

  • Deer Resistant
  • Wet Site Tolerant
  • Blooms for 4 Weeks or More

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.

$13.95 ea.
(3+) $13.50 ea.
Ships: Fall 2016
Plant Code: ARGF