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Botanical name: Aruncus dioicus
Other names: Goatsbeard, Goat's beard
Species: A. dioicus - A. dioicus is a clump-forming perennial with pinnate, fern-like, mid-green leaves and pyramidal paniles of creamy white flowers in early and midsummer.
Aruncus dioicus is: Deciduous
Flower: Cream in Summer
Foliage: Light green in Summer
Fruit: Cream, Brown in Autumn
Habit: Clump-forming, Spreading, Irregular
Plant with: Polygonatum x hybridum (Garden Solomon's seal), Campanula latiloba 'Hidcote Amethyst' (Great bellflower 'Hidcote Amethyst'), Rosa 'Blessings' (Rose 'Blessings'), Rosa 'Buff Beauty' (Rose 'Buff Beauty'), Rosa 'Sexy Rexy' (Rose 'Sexy Rexy'), Polygonatum odoratum (Angled Solomon's seal), Polygonatum humile (Dwarf Solomon's seal), Persicaria campanulata (Lesser knotweed)
Pruning: Cut back after flowering before seedlings can develop and self-seed around the garden.. REGISTER to read more...
Propagation methods: Division, Seed. REGISTER to read more...
Aruncus dioicus (Goat's beard) will reach a height of 2m and a spread of 1.2m after 2-5 years.
Suggested uses: Beds and borders, Bog garden, Cottage/Informal, Waterside, Wildflower, Woodland
Cultivation: Plant in moist, fertile soil in full sun or part shade.
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|Soil types:||Clay, Loamy|
|Soil drainage:||Moist but well-drained|
|Light:||Partial Shade, Full Sun|
|Aspect:||South, East, West|
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Aruncus dioicus (Goat's beard) has been used in The HESCO Garden by Leeds City Council for Chelsea Flower Show 2009.
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