Variegated Bishop’s GoutweedAegopodium podagraria ’Variegatum’
- Height1 FT(41 CM)
- Spread5 FT(2 M)
- Sunlight ConditionFull Sun to Part Shade
- Soil ConditionWell Drained
- Fruit/EdibilityNo Fruit, Edible Foliage
- Flowering TimeSpring
- Flower ColorDainty White
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.
- Plant in full sun to part shade, will tolerate heavy shade
- Best in average, well drained soils - Drought tolerant
- Fast growing
- Low maintenance if in a contained planting and permitted to spread
- Flowers may be removed to prevent self-seeding
- Common Concerns: Spreads by rhizomes (underground stems) and can be very aggressive. Plants may revert back to the species with all green leaves - to retain variegated form, remove plants that revert.
Foliage may be used as a spring leaf vegetable - picked too late it can have a pungent taste and laxative effect. Historically used to treat Gout and arthritis
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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