Burdock has many herbal, medicinal, & culinary uses. The leaves are used in salads & to make tea. The roots are edible and the dried roots take like artichokes, and the stalks can be eaten like celery. The plants also attract bees, birds, & butterflies.
Name: Burdock Scientific Name: Arctium Lappa Color: Blue-violet to Fuchsia (Reddish Purple) Plant Seeds: Outdoors After Frost / Indoors Weeks Before Last Frost Bloom Time: Spring - Mid Summer Hardiness Zone: 2- 10 (& Reseeds Itself Easily) Plant Height: 36 - 48" Plant Spacing: 36 - 48" Light Requirements: Sun - Part Shade Soil & Water Preferences: Average