Common Name: Goat’s Beard
Habit: Perennial Herb
Light: Part Shade (2-5 hrs. direct sun), Full Sun (5+ hrs. direct sun)
Water Needs: Wet, Moist, Average
Height: 2-5′
Flower: White, Apr, May
Fruit: Greenish-white capsules borne on the female plants.
Fall Color: No
Natural Habitat: Floodplain/Marsh, Bottomland Deciduous Forest, Woodland Edge
Larval host for: Dusky Azure (Celastrina nigra)

SKU: aru_dio_000 Categories:
Aruncus dioicus is a dioecious plant with a bushy habit and upright, stiff stems with dark green foliage topped with a plume of white flowers. On female plants, the flowers rise above the rest of the plant on a large pyramidal spike and are followed by brown seed capsules. Male plants produce much showier blooms in the same spike configuration. This plant does well on moist stream banks and shady borders.

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