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botanical name:
Aegopodium podagraria 'Variegata'
Aegopodium podagraria 'Variegata' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Bishop's weed, Gout weed, Ground elder
family:  Apiaceae
characteristics: perennial, ground-cover
height: 0.30m
width: 2.00m
growth rate: fast
growth habit:
leaf colour: white & green
flower colour: white
main season: Summer
edible symbol edible
medicinal symbol medicinal
aspect: full sun, part shade, shade
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, clay soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -39°C
USDA zone: 3 to 9
Spreading ground cover plant with attractively variegated lobed leaves, green with bright creamy white edges. Vigorous and tough, but not as invasive as its dreaded relative. Will grow in a wide range of conditions.

Probably best to remove the flower heads. Requires little attentions, grows nearly anywhere.

Young leaves are edible and also used medicinally to treat gout, sciatica and joint pains.

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