Difference between revisions of "Aruncus dioicus"

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<h3>'''Botanical Name:''' ''Aruncus dioicus''<br>
 
<h3>'''Botanical Name:''' ''Aruncus dioicus''<br>
 
'''Common Name:''' White Goat's Beard or Bride's Feathers</h3>
 
'''Common Name:''' White Goat's Beard or Bride's Feathers</h3>
Goat's Beard produces creamy white blossoms (similar to astilbe) from May to July. It prefers in rich, organic soils and is garden tolerant. It's seeds will germinate without pretreatment. <br>
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:Bright green foliage and feather-like flower plumes in late spring brighten up shady spots. Spreads by rhizomes which can be divided.
  
 
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'''Plant Family:''' Rosaceae
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:'''Plant Family:''' Rosaceae
  
'''Plant Type:''' Perennial
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:'''Plant Type:''' Perennial
  
'''Height by Width:''' 30" - 60" h, 12" - 36" w
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:'''Height by Width:'''  
  
'''Growth Habit:''' Upright
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:'''Growth Habit:'''  
  
'''Deciduous/Evergreen:''' Stress Deciduous
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:'''Deciduous/Evergreen:'''  
  
'''Growth Rate:''' Fast
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:'''Growth Rate:''' Moderate
  
'''Sun Exposure:'''Full shade to part shade
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:'''Sun Exposure:''' Part shade
  
'''Soil Preference:''' Rocky and/or sandy
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:'''Soil Preference:''' Loam, acidic
  
'''Water Requiremenets:''' Moderate (Garden Toleratant)
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:'''Water Requirements:''' Regular
  
'''Cold Hardy to:''' 10 degrees F
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:'''Cold Hardy to:''' 6,000'
  
'''Flower Season:''' Spring
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:'''Flower Season:''' Spring/Summer
  
'''Flower Color:''' White
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:'''Flower Color:''' White to pale yellow
  
'''Endangered?''' Not listed
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:'''Endangered?:'''  
  
'''Distribution:''' Widely distributed in Northern California.
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:'''Distribution:''' North Coast, Klamath Range, northern portions Outer North Coast Range, Cascade Range
  
'''Natural Habitat:''' Streambanks; Mixed Evergreen Forest, Yellow Pine Forest, Douglas-Fir Forest, Red Fir Forest to 5,000'
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:'''Natural Habitat:''' Moist streambanks, mixed-evergreen or coniferous forest below 6000'
  
'''Hummingbirds:''' TRUE<br>
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'''Birds:''' TRUE<br>
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'''Under Oaks:''' FALSE<br>
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'''Butterflies:''' TRUE<br>
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:'''Care and Maintenance'''<br>
'''Clay:''' TRUE<br>
 
'''Aromatic:''' FALSE<br>
 
'''Slope/Erosion:''' FALSE<br>
 
'''Container:''' TRUE<br>
 
  
  
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:'''History'''<br>
  
'''Care and Maintenance'''<br>
 
  
'''History'''<br>
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:'''Other Names'''<br>
  
'''Other Names'''<br>
 
  
'''Links'''<br>
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:'''Links'''<br>

Latest revision as of 05:51, 7 April 2009

Aruncus dioicus
Aruncus dioicus
Aruncus dioicus

Botanical Name: Aruncus dioicus
Common Name: White Goat's Beard or Bride's Feathers

Bright green foliage and feather-like flower plumes in late spring brighten up shady spots. Spreads by rhizomes which can be divided.

Plant Family: Rosaceae
Plant Type: Perennial
Height by Width:
Growth Habit:
Deciduous/Evergreen:
Growth Rate: Moderate
Sun Exposure: Part shade
Soil Preference: Loam, acidic
Water Requirements: Regular
Cold Hardy to: 6,000'
Flower Season: Spring/Summer
Flower Color: White to pale yellow
Endangered?:
Distribution: North Coast, Klamath Range, northern portions Outer North Coast Range, Cascade Range
Natural Habitat: Moist streambanks, mixed-evergreen or coniferous forest below 6000'



Care and Maintenance


History


Other Names


Links