Common Name: Goat's Beard-Dwarf;
Zones 3 to 7, perhaps to 9.
Full sun to full shade.
Plants reach 10 to 12 inches tall and 12 to 16 inches wide;
moderate growth rate; clump-forming herbaceous perennial.
A miniature Goat's Beard with the same traits as A. dioicusat roughly one-third the size. From early to midsummer, 3 to 4-inch long, feathery spikes of creamy white flowers rise above fine, glossy, fern-like dark green foliage. Great for small areas of a shade or rock garden. In fall, the foliage becomes a brilliant patchwork of yellow and orange.
Royal Horticultural Society's Award of Garden Merit 2002.
Thirty (30) plants per flat (or tray). Approximate Plug Measurements: 3 inches deep x 2 inches wide.