Arctium lappa

(Burdock)

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Burdock

Gardens
The Farmhouse Garden, The Paddies, The Wildflower Meadow, The Woodland Garden
Type
Herbaceous Perennial
Planted
2019
Edible?
Yes
Culinary Uses?
Yes
Native?
Yes
Naturally occurring on site?
No
Propagated Here?
No

Description

Biennial. Massive greyish leaves with a plum of small pinkish insect-friendly flowers that turn to sticky burrs in autumn. Invasive but statuesque and lovely.

Culinary Uses

Dandelion and burdock?

Provenance

Chiltern Seeds