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Common Names: A

actinidia, bower
Actinidia arguta
ageratum, hardy
Eupatorium coelestinum
ajuga
Ajuga reptans
akebia, five-leaved
Akebia quinata
Alleghany monkeyflower
Mimulus ringens
amsonia, willow
Amsonia tabernaemontana
anemone, Canada
Anemone canadensis
anise hyssop
Agastache foeniculum
applemint
Mentha suaveolens
apricot vine
Passiflora incarnata
Arkansas blue-star
Amsonia hubrectii
arrow-arum
Peltandra virginica
arrow-wood, northern
Viburnum dentatum
artichoke, Chinese
Stachys affinis
artichoke, Japanese
Stachys affinis
Asian flowering dogwood
Cornus kousa
aster, blue wood
Aster cordifolius
aster, calico
Aster lateriflorus
aster, climbing
Aster carolinianus
aster, New England
Aster novae-angliae
aster, pink-flowered New England
Aster novae-angliae 'Roseus'
aster, showy
Aster spectabilis
aster, smooth
Aster laevis
aster, white wood
Aster divaricatus
azalea, white swamp
Rhododendron viscosum

Next: B

Catalog as of August 27, 2012

Stachys

(Labiatae - mint family)
About 300 species of herbs and subshrubs, of wide distribution. A few species are cultivated as ornamentals. S. affinis is cultivated for its edible root tubers.

affinis peren • ht 1½' • zones 5-9

Chinese artichoke; Japanese artichoke; chorogi

Stachys affinis - Jul 10 Stachys affinis - Jul 10


edible, ground cover, sun
China

Upright stems with hairy, crinkly leaves. Small white or pink flowers in summer. Produces an abundance of small, white, edible root tubers, for which it is much cultivated in Japan. Spreads to form a very solid ground cover.

cat # 6G7H
$8.95 each / 3+, $8.50 ea