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Aruncus aethusifolius

Aruncus sylvester

Also known as

Goat's Beard

Full Sun
Moderate care
Frequent watering
Frost Hardy

H7

RHS hardiness

-20°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

50cm

Max

50cm

10cm

Min

10cm

5 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has a mild fragrance

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Aruncus aethusifolius Overview

Aruncus sylvester produces fern-like foliage coloured a beautiful bright green that contrasts well against the cream-white flowers that bloom in the summer. It is attractive to bees and butterflies and ideal for boggy areas or by a pondside. Previously known as Aruncus aethusifolius.

How to propagate Aruncus aethusifolius

Cuttings

Propagation is from cuttings in the summer.

Other uses of Aruncus aethusifolius

Grown for their mass of small, bee-attracting flowers and in some species, their foliage. Suitable for northern and eastern aspects. Suitable for coastal conditions.