Please note, orders for potted plants will be shipped starting Late September.
Zhi-mu (Anemarrhena asphodeloides) potted plant, organic
Family: Asparagus (Asparagaceae)
Hardy to Zones 2 to 8
Herbaceous perennial monocot native to China and Mongolia, flowering in upright spikes, fragrant, variable colors from pink to brownish-purple, to a height of 30 inches. The leaves are grasslike. It is the weighty rhizome that is used in TCM: one of the herbs that purges heat, used in treating staph infections, fever, bronchitis, pneumonia. Source of steroidal saponins. The plant prefers a part shade exposure with rich, slightly acidic, moist soil. Space plants 1 foot apart.
Potted plant, certified organically grown