Bishops Variegated Goutweed

Bishops Variegated Goutweed

Aegopodium podagraria 'Variegatum'

$15.00

A low-growing and fast growing spreading perennial, used as a groundcover. It’s variegated leaves which are light green with creamy white margins, provide nice color and texture in the garden. Flowers are insignificant.

TYPE Perennial SUN Full Sun to Full Shade
HEIGHT 1.3 ft SOIL Well Drained
SPREAD 5 ft FLOWER Spring, White
ZONE 2 FRUIT Edible foliage, No fruit
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Latin Name: Aegopodium podagraria 'Variegatum'
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Growth Rate:

Fast growth rate

Foliage:

Light green foliage with creamy white margins; Variegated

Applications:

Used as a groundcover

Other:

Low maintenance if in a contained planting space and permitted to spread

Notes:

Common Concerns: Plants may revert back to the species with all green leaves - to retain variegated form, remove plants that revert.

Invasive:

Invasive -  Spreads by rhizomes (underground stems) and can be very aggressive.

Sun:

Plant in a full sun to part shade location

Drainage:

Requires average, well-drained conditions

Maintenance:

Occasional maintenance

Pruning:

Flowers may be removed to prevent self-seeding

Edible/Medicinal Uses:

Foliage may be used as a spring leaf vegetable - if picked too late it can have a pungent taste and laxative effect. Historically used to treat Gout and arthritis

Disclaimer:

DISCLAIMER: The information presented here regarding edible/herbal/medicinal uses is for informational purposes only. Always consult a physician or other qualified health professional prior to ingesting any plant not sold expressly for its edibility

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