GOAT'S BEARD SEEDS
Bride's Feathers, Dwarf Goat's Beard
Aruncus dioicus, A. aethusifsolius
Goat's beard produces branched clusters of foamy, ivory flowers in late spring and early summer. Given ample water, goat's beard is a tough, vigorous perennial for borders and woodland gardens. Plants will also thrive at the edge of ponds. Goat's beard prefers full sun in mild summer areas, light shade where summers are hot.
GOAT'S BEARD Aruncus dioicus
Given plenty of room, goat's beard is spectacular. In bloom, it looks like a magnificent white astilbe. Plants grow up to 6 feet tall, and produce flower clusters up to 20 inches long. Goat's beard is winter hardy to zone 3.
NOBLE SPIRIT DWARF Goat's BeardAruncus aethusifolius, is a synonym
of Aruncus dioicus var. aethusifolius.
Plants are compact and low growing, to 12-inches tall. Nobel Spirit goat's beard thrives at the edge of flower borders, woodland gardens, or small ponds. Noble Spirit goat's beard is also an excellent, and distinctive container plant. Winter hardy to zone 3.
How to Plant Goat's Beard Seeds
Sow goat's beard seeds in 2 inch pots or cell packs, press seed into soil, but do not cover. Needs light to germinate. Kept at 55-65° F., germination usually occurs within 4-5 weeks. If not, put container inside a zip-lock bag with plenty of air. Refrigerate 4 weeks. Return container to 55-65° F. until germination occurs.