Goatsbeard

Goatsbeard

Aruncus dioicus

$15.00

A rather enormous tall, erect, bushy, clump forming plant with elegant fern-like dark green foliage. Monstrous showy plume-like spikes of small cream colored flowers as large as your head.

TYPE Perennial SUN Full Sun to Part Shade
HEIGHT 4 ft SOIL Moist Well Drained
SPREAD 4 ft FLOWER Early Summer, White
ZONE 2 FRUIT No Fruit
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Latin Name: Aruncus dioicus
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Growth Rate:

Medium growth rate

Foliage:

Dark green fern-like foliage

Deer/Rabbit:

Deer and rabbit resistant

Applications:

Used as a border plant

Native:

Native

Other:

Due to its size, plant requires space

Notes:

 

Cut/Dried Flower:

Beautiful use as a cut or dried flower

Ornamental Features:

Blooms in early summer

Sun:

Plant in a full sun to part shade location

Drainage:

Requires moist, clay conditions - does not like to dry out

Maintenance:

Low maintenance

Pruning:

Plants may be cut back in summer if they look untidy

Edible/Medicinal Uses:

Roots can be used to make tea which can be used for a variety of ailments including gastrointestinal problems and internal bleeding. Tea may also be used topically for swollen feet and rheumatic joints. Stems and young leaves may be cooked and eaten

Disclaimer:

DISCLAIMER: The information presented here regarding edible/herbal/medicinal uses is for informational purposes only. Always consult a physician or other qualified health professional prior to ingesting any plant not sold expressly for its edibility

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Pot Size

#1 Pot