Herbaceous perennial to 2 m., Goats Beard
Flowers in frothy pyramidal panacles to 50 cms, large leaves
W. & C. Europe, S. Russia - Zone 4- $2/1 per pkt.
Season = late spring
Height = 48-60 inches
Hardiness = USDA Hardiness Zone 3-7
Flower Color = creamy white
Soil = moist, rich soil
Exposure = partial shade
Propagation = seed, division in spring
North Carolina Regions = Mountains
Comments = Males and females are separate in Goat's beard, with the male flowers showier, but nurseries do not separate the male from female plants. Goat's bear grows into a large clump which makes a bold display in a shady garden.
Origin = North America, North Carolina
This plant is the caterpillar host for the Dusky Azure (Celastrina nigra Edwards) butterfly.
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