Scientific Name: Aruncus dioicus Form: Oval - vertical
Common Name:goat's beard Texture:Medium
Family Name:RosaceaeHabit: Arching, Open
Plant Type: Herbaceous perennial Mature Size (ht. X w.):1.3 - 2.0m x 1.0 - 1.5m
Origin: B.C. west of Cascades, Canada - eastern, Europe Hardiness Zone:Zone 4: (-34 to -29 C)
Leaves: Compound, Alternate, Soft flexible, Glabrous, Pubescent, Odd-pinnate, Bipinnate, Ovate, Double serrate
Flowers: Panicle, (Floriferous), White, Jun- Jul- May
Fruit: Follicle, Yellow, Brown, Aug- Sep
Exposure: Full sun only if soil kept moist, Part sun/part shade, Filtered shade, Deep shade
Soil or Media: Well-drained, Humus rich
Landscape Uses: Native planting, Perennial border, Reclamation, Spring interest, Waterside planting, Woodland margin
Key ID Features:Clump-forming rhizomatous perennial to 2 m tall; leaves bipinnate; flowers tiny, creamy-white in large terminal panicles.