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Aruncus dioicus


Aruncus dioicus, the giant goat's beard, is a stately BC native perennial with tall, creamy white plumes.

Aruncus dioicus, the giant goat's beard, is a stately BC native perennial with a circumboreal distribution that grows as a strong but graceful plant with tall, creamy white plumes that liven up any woodland garden with height and presence. Quite long-flowering in moist spots with attractive compound foliage that resembles Astilbe. Grow in sun with good moisture down to part shade. Attracts butterflies.

Common Name: Giant Goat’s Beard

Family: Rosaceae (The Rose Family)

Zone Hardiness: 2-9

Light: Full Sun, Part Sun, Part Shade

Height: 4-6'

Width: 2-3'

Primary Bloom Colour: White/Cream

Secondary Bloom Colour: White/Cream

Class: Deciduous

Type: Perennial

Bloom Time: Summer

Soil Moisture: Average, Moist

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: No

Berries: No

Benefits: Butterflies

Deer Resistant: Unknown

BC Native: Yes

Native Habitat: Damp woods, shady places and by streams, usually in mountainous areas.

Award: AGM

Geogrpahical Origin: Miscellaneous - Circumboreal

Americas - North America

Europe and Africa - Europe and Western Russia

Asia and the Pacific - North Central and Eastern Asia

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