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Aegopodium podagraria ‘Variegata’

For sale by Bluebell Nursery

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Special Offer - A colourful, variegated common ground elder, Aegopodium podagraria 'Variegata' is much slower to spread and makes an elegant and understated ground cover. Leaves are lobed, light green and edged in creamy white. Clusters of white flowers rise above the foliage in early summer.

A tough, low maintenance ground cover plant which also grows well in a large container!

Supplied Size: 2L container

was £5.95 - now £4.00

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Aegopodium podagraria ‘Variegata’ | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65
Aegopodium podagraria ‘Variegata’ | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65
Aegopodium podagraria ‘Variegata’ | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65
Pot SizeTotal Price
2 litres

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Grower Notes

Position: Full sun or partial shade.
Soil: Any fertile soil.
Hardiness: Hardy.
Flowering Period: June.
Rate of Growth: Moderate.
Habit: Aegopodium podagraria 'Variegata' is a spreading, ground cover perennial.
Height: up to 45 cm (1 1/2 ft)
Spread: 200 cm (6 ft)

Notes: As this can become a large ground cover plant, Aegopodium podagraria 'Variegata' is usually best planted in an area with restricted root space, for example at the edge of a border or path.

Plant Finder: about Aegopodium podagraria ‘Variegata’

Common names

Variegated Bishop's weed


Aegopodium podagraria ‘Variegata’ (Variegated Bishop's weed). Variegated form of Bishop's weed. A ground-covering perennial consisting of ternate or bi-ternate, toothed, deep green leaves, 10-20 cm long, which are margined and splashed with creamy white. It also has flat umbels of tiny cream-white flowers in early summer.


Frost hardy

Interest and use

Ground cover, cutting bed, edging. Grown more for foliage interest than for the flowers.

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  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessFrost hardy (min -5°C)
  • SoilPoor quality
  • Soil pH7.0
  • WaterMoist

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