How to Grow Aruncus dioicus Plants in your Garden
Gardener's HQ Guide to Growing Goat's Beard
Aruncus dioicus photograph by Leonora (Ellie) Enking.
Aruncus dioicus Growing and Care Guide
- Scientific Name: Aruncus dioicus
- Common Name: Goats beard
- Growing Zone: USA: 3 to 7
- Life Cycle / Plant Type: Perennial
- Plant Height (Inches): 48 to 60
- Plant Spread (Inches): 48 to 72
- Time of Bloom: Early to Mid-summer
- Flower Details: White
- Leaf Foliage: Green
- Growth Form: Upright / erect
Ideal Growing Conditions
- Best Light Conditions: shade to partial shade partial sun
- Rate of Growth: Quick
- Suitable Soil Types: Neutral, Sandy, Well drained
- Soil Moisture: Moist/Wet
- Level of Maintenance: Low
- Propagation: Seeds sown in spring or autumn or byDivision in spring
- How to Prune: Cut back after flowering
- Pests: Sawflies may cause defoliation
- Diseases: Usually pest free
- Can Attract:
- Tolerant of: Rabbit
- Best Garden Use: Border, En masse , Seashore, Specimen, Woodland garden
- Family: Rosaceae.
- Closely Related Species: Roses (Rosa), Prunus, Alchemilla, Aronia, Pyrus, Sanguisorba, Sorbus, Acaena, Crataegus, Rubus, and Waldstenia.
- Miscellaneous: Attractive foliage, Naturalizing, Wetlands plant
- Genus Detail: Aruncus
- Further Reading and References: Here and Here
I hope that you enjoyed this guide on how to grow Aruncus Dioicus. You may also enjoy the following Gardener's HQ growing guides: How to grow Waldsteinia and Rosa rugosa.