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Aruncus dioicus /Goat's Beard

Aruncus dioicus   / Aruncus dioicus
Large shrub with flowers
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Large shrub with flowers

Long, arching branch of flowers

Dangling flowers

Close-up of flowers and foliage

Creamy-white flowers

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Scientific Name: Aruncus dioicus
Common Name: Goat's Beard
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 Determine Your Zone
Height: 5-8 feet
Spread: 3 -5 feet
Bloom time: Spring, Summer
Flower color: White
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
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Comments: Prefers part shade in southern part of its growing range. Dioecious plant(male and female flowers on separate plants). In the Upper South flowering plants are quite prominent growing in the natural landscape. When not in flower plants are rangy and not very attractive.