Goat’s Beard

Dioecious plant with a bushy habit and upright, stiff stems with dark green foliage topped with a plume of white flowers. On female plants the flowers rise above the rest of the plant on a large pyramidal spike and are followed by a brown seed capsules. Male plants produce much showier blooms in the same spike configuration. This plant does well on moist stream banks and shady borders.

Scientific Name: Aruncus dioicus
Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: April, May
Butterfly Host: Dusky Azure (Celastrina nigra)
Container Size: 3/4 gallon
Cultural Uses: N/A
Fall Foliage: No
Fruit: Greenish White capsules borne on the female plants.
Habit: Herb
Height: 2-5', 5-8'
Light Needs: Part Shade (2-5 hrs. direct sun), Full Sun (5+ hrs. direct sun)
Square Feet Used: N/A
Type Of Garden Ecotone: Other
Water Needs: Average, Moist, Wet

Price: $15.00

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