Aruncus dioicus, Goat's Beard

Aruncus dioicus, Goat’s Beard

A cherished Missouri native Goat’s Beard, Aruncus dioicus brings large, 1′ long white, feathery plumes in spring. Its ferny foliage looks great all season. A valuable specimen plant for the back of the shade border. The enormous plumes of creamy white blossoms attract butterflies and other beneficial insects in vast numbers. It does not like to be moved.

Additional Information

Botanical Name

Aruncus dioicus

Common Name

Goat’s Beard

Bloom Color

White

Bloom Time

Spring

Foliage Color

Green

Light Requirements

Part Shade, Shade, Sun

Height

48-60″

Width

34-48″

Uses

Beds, Missouri Native Plant, Woodland Gardens

Resistance

Deer

Soil

Average

Water Needs

Average, Consistent

Zone

3-7

Plant Type

Perennial