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Aruncus dioicus 'Kneiffi'

Aruncus dioicus 'Kneiffi'


This is a very pretty hardy perennial.  It has beautifully fine, fern like leaves above which arches sprays if tiny cream flowers - almost astible like.  Flowers appear from May through to July and  they are attractive to bees.  It has been awarded the RHS Garden of Merit

  • Common Name

    Goats Beard

  • Height and Spread

    1.0m x 0.5m

  • Cultivation

    Aruncus dioicus 'Kneffi' is best grown in moist, fertile soil in part shade.  It can grow in a sunnier spot but it will not do well if the soil dries out.  Much with well rotted leafmould to build up the humus levels around the plant.  Cut flower back once they are over.

    Divide large clumps in the spring.

  • Additional Information

    This is a hardy herbaceous perennial that will die back beneath the soil in autumn / winter but it will reappear the following spring.

  • Great For

    Shade garden. Moist border or bed.  Container if kept well watered during dry spells.

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