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Chinese Artichoke

Stachys affinis

Also known as

Knotroot, Artichoke Betony, Crosne

Full Sun
Moderate care
Light watering
Frost Hardy

H7

RHS hardiness

-20°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

50cm

Max

Min

Flowering

Chinese Artichoke Overview

This species is an upright hairy perennial herb growing to 50cm with many slender knotted white tubers. The leaves are ovate-lanceolate and rough. The flowers are white with light red.

Common problems with Chinese Artichoke

How to propagate Chinese Artichoke

Cuttings

You can propagate from seed or cuttings.

Seed

Division

Division.

Special features of Chinese Artichoke

Attracts bees

Other uses of Chinese Artichoke

Ground cover, attracts bees. Suitable for coastal conditions.