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Aruncus dioicus
Aruncus dioicus

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Zones A2, A3, 1-9, 14-17, 31-43
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Aruncus dioicus

Goat’s Beard
Perennials, Flowers


These perennials resemble astilbe, with slowly spreading clumps of finely divided leaves topped in summer by plumy, branched clusters of tiny white or cream flowers. Good in perennial borders or at edge of woodland against a dark background.

Aruncus dioicus

Native to Eurasia and to southeastern and south-central Alaska. Grows to 6 (sometimes 7) ft. tall, 4 ft. wide, with foamy plumes of white flowers in 20-in., much-branched clusters.

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