Bride's Feathers, Goatsbeard Aruncus vulgaris - Aruncus dioicus

Detailed Listing For
Botanical Name:

Aruncus vulgaris

Family:

Rosaceae

Genus:

Aruncus

Species:

vulgaris

Common Name:

Bride's Feathers, Goatsbeard

Lot#:
9801
Seeds Per Pound:
1,234,880
Quantity:
0.12 lb
Average Viable Seeds/Packet:
136
Germination:
40%
Germination Test Type:
estimate
Purity:
98%
Height:
6ft
Collection Locale:
Germany
Crop Year:
1998
Minimum Hardiness Zone:
6
In Stock: 0.12 lb
Prices
Sample Bulk Pricing
1 packet
4.95
1 oz
94.69
Growing Info:
Scarification: none required.
Stratification: none required.
Germination: sow seed 1/16" deep , tamp the soil, keep moist.
In a Nutshell:
* Aruncus dioicus (Walt.) (goat's beard or bride's feathers) is a flowering herbaceous perennial plant in the family Rosaceae, and is the type species of the genus Aruncus.
* This plant can be found in moist woodland, often at higher altitudes, throughout temperate areas of Europe, Asia, and eastern and western North America, and is also found in cultivation, where it has gained the Royal Horticultural Society's Award of Garden Merit.
* In Italy the young shoots are eaten, usually boiled briefly in herb infused water, and then cooked with eggs and cheese. more...
* Aruncus, from the Greek aryngos (goat’s beard), refers to the showy, finger-like flower clusters, which form feathery masses of all male or all female flowers. more...
* This rose family member is somewhat similar in appearance to astilbe.
* Plants with male flowers (numerous stamens per flower) produce a showier bloom than plants with female flowers (three pistils per flower). more...