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Goat's beard

Aruncus spp.

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

H4

RHS hardiness

-10°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

Max

Min

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Aruncus dioicus (Walter) Fernald, 1939

Goat's beard Overview

Aruncus is a small genus of clumping herbaceous perennial species. Native to damp, mountainous woodland in temperate locations, they are popular for their fern-like toothed leaves and delicate sprays of white flowers.

How to propagate Goat's beard

Seed

Seed in autumn.

Division

Division in spring or autumn.

Special features of Goat's beard

Attractive flowers

Attractive leaves

Other uses of Goat's beard

Grown for their hummocks of broad, fern-like leaves and their plumes of white flowers in summer.