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Goat's Beard

Botanical Name
Aruncus dioicus
Hardiness
Zones 3 to 7
Height
4 to 6 feet
Width
4 to 6 feet
Flowers
Late spring to early summer: creamy white (male), greenish white (female)
Light
Part to full shade
Soil
Moist, well drained
Planting & Care
  • Space plants 4-5' feet apart
  • Dividing goat's beard can be a real chore due to its deep, woody roots.When necessary, divide in spring or fall
  • Maintain moist soil to prevent leaf scorch
Problems
None serious
Varieties
  • Kneiffii - 3' tall, finely cut foliage

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