Plant Library

Goatsbeard dioicus

Common Name: Goatsbeard

Botanical Name: Aruncus

Variety: dioicus

Blossom Color: White

Bloom Time: Jun-Jul

Zone: 3 to 7

Exposure: Shade or Part Sun

Mature Height: 4-6'

Mature Width: 3-6'

Notes: (uh-RUN-kuss dee-o-ee-kus) Stately perennial of shrublike proportions (3-6’ tall). Feathery foliage with 1’-2’ open plumes of white flowers in late spring to early summer. Plant in moist, humus-rich soil. Space 4’ apart.