Goatsbeard Aruncus dioicus
Goatsbeard (Aruncus dioicus)
At a Glance
  • Exposure: Partial Sun/Shade
  • Mature Height: 4 to 6 Feet
  • USDA Hardiness Zones: 3 - 7
  • Soil Conditions: Moist, Well-Drained
  • Foliage Color: Green
  • Bloom Color: White
  • Bloom Season: June through July
  • Size: Tall

Features of Goatsbeard


A very large stately plant with showy white flower plumes. There are male and female plants with the male form having flowers that are more feathery and upright than the female which tends to droop. No way to tell them apart until they flower.


  • Needs a site that can provide sufficient moisture for best growth. Best in light shade.
  • Very large plant needing lots of room to grow