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Aegopodium podagraria 'Variegatum'

  • Lawns and Ground Covers
Bishop's Weed
Photo: Jardin botanique de Montréal (Raymond Gagnon)
Aegopodium podagraria 'Variegatum'



Origin and description

Creeping habit, invasive.
Blooms: white, June-July
Foliage: green and cream variegated leaves
Height: 20-30 cm
Spacing: 30+ cm
Exposure: sun, partial shade or shade

Common name

Bishop's weed

Latin name (genus)

Aegopodium podagraria

English common name

French common name

Botanical family

  • Apiaceae

Growing conditions

Can grow on sites invaded by tree roots.
Rapid growth.

Pruning and maintenance

Remove blossoms


Ground covers - Borders

See also

Pests and diseases
Physiological disorders

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