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Aruncus 'Guinea Fowl'
Common Name: Goat’s Beard Family: Rosaceae (The Rose Family)

Aruncus 'Guinea Fowl' is a compact and floriferous goat's beard with highly dissected, fern-like, crinkly leaves in dense mounds giving rise to red, branching stems tipped in horizontal spikes of bright white flowers. The flower effect does resemble the feathers of a bird hence the cultivar name. Mature plants can have over 100 flower stems. Easy to grow. Plant at the front or middle of the border in evenly moist, rich soils. Popular with a wide range of pollinators.


Geogrpahical Origin:
Europe and Africa - Europe and Western Russia

Miscellaneous - Circumboreal

Native Habitat:
Forests and woodlands.

ClassDeciduous Primary Bloom ColourWhite/Cream
TypePerennial Secondary Bloom Colour
Height12-24" Bloom TimeLate Spring - Summer
Spread12-24" FragranceNo
Light ExposureFull - Part Sun Full - Part Shade Part Shade Part Sun Sun Foliage ColourGreen
Soil MoistureAverage Moist Stem ColourRed
Hardiness4-8 BerriesNo
BC NativeNo

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