Aegopodium podagraria

Bishop's Weed, Goutweed, Ground Elder

Family: Apiaceae Carrot

Type Perennial, groundcover
USDA Hardiness range 4A - 9B
Exposure Full shade to full sun
Bloom color White
Bloom time Early Summer
Water needs Moist
Landscape uses Border, container, foundation, ground cover, woodland garden
Height 10" to 15" / 25cm to 40cm
Spread n/a
Growth rate Fast
Persistence Deciduous, broadleaf
Leaf color Green
Fruit color n/a
Soil pH requirements Neutral
Soil type Sandy, loamy
Form Prostrate, spreading or horizontal
Attributes and features Attractive foilage, naturalizing