Goats beard

Aruncus dioicus 'Kneiffii'

Goats beard - Aruncus dioicus  'Kneiffii'

Common Name: Goats beard
Genus: Aruncus
Species: dioicus
Cultivar: 'Kneiffii'

Category: Perennials
Growth Rate: Average
Features: Has interesting foliage

Hardiness: HardyHeight: 1.20 m (120 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sun or Partial shadeSpread: 0.45 m (45 cm)

Foliage Type: DeciduousFlower Colour: Cream, White
Foliage Colour: GreenFlowering Period: June & July

Soil Type: Normal/Loam
Soil Moisture: Moist, but well drained

Masses of tiny creamy-white flowers on arching wiry stems in June and July and finely divided fern-like mid-green leaves. This attractive summer-flowering perennial flourishes in moist soil in sun or partial shade. More compact than the species Aruncus dioicus it's particularly suitable for small gardens or where border space is limited.

  • Garden care: Cut back the flowered stems hard to just above ground-level in autumn and apply a generous mulch of well-rotted garden compost or manure around the base of the plant.


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