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Aegopodium p. 'Variegatum'
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Aegopodium p. 'Variegatum'

Fast growing, drought tolerant ground cover!
Item: #AEGVA1Q
ZONE 3,4,5,6,7,8,9
As low as $11.19
  • Fast growing, colorful Ground Cover for tough-to-grow sites
  • Thrives in both sand AND clay
  • Weed smothering ground cover for selected sites
  • Light: Sun-Part Shade-Shade, Mature Size: 6-14" x 18"
  • Pot Size: Jumbo 1 Quart Pots
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Aegopodium p. 'Variegatum' Description

Aegopodium 'Variegatum' or Bishop's Weed is regarded as one of the fastest growing ground covers on the market today providing a quick fill in either sun or shade spot in the garden.

With the extreme vigor of Aegopodium you will want to select an isolated site where the rootstock can be kept in check.

Pale green, carrot-scented leaves are attractively edged with ivory reaching 9" tall.  By summer, white flowers resemble Queen Anne's Lace bringing the height up to 14" tall.

Great companion for Hardy Ferns, Hydrangeas, Heuchera, & Hostas, Bishop's Weed is very adaptable and grows in anything from sandy loam to heavy clay; from full sun to dense shade, and tolerates compact soil and infertility.

Special Features:  Cold Hardy, Deer Resistant, Drought Tolerant, Easy Care, Fast Growing, Foliage Interest, Heat Tolerant, Moisture Tolerant, Pest Resistant, Variegated

Quick Facts

  • Botanical Name:
    Aegopodium podagraria 'Variegatum'
  • Common Name:
    Bishop's Weed
  • Zone:
  • Sun Exposure:
    Sun, Part Shade, Shade
  • Delivery:
    See schedule
  • Ship Form:
    1 Quart
  • Soil Type:
    Clay,Normal, Sandy
  • Soil Moisture:
    Dry Average, Moist
  • Height x Width:
    6-14" X 18"
  • Flower Color:
  • Foliage Color:
  • Bloom Season:
    Early Summer Summer-
  • Uses:
    Container Gardening, Edging, Erosion Control, Ground Cover, Massing, Naturalizing, Waterside, Woodland
  • Cannot Ship to:
    CT, MA, VT, AK, CAN, HI, PR
  • Patent #:


Soil: Clay, Normal, Shade.

Light: Shade, Part Shade, Sun.

Water: Dry, Average, Moist.

Spacing:  12- 18 inches apart.

Fertilizing: Apply a slow release fertilizer such as Osmocote in spring.

Winterizing: No specific care needed.

Maintenance & Pruning: Remove old foliage in spring. Divide in either Spring or Fall.