The root is used in Traditional Chinese Medicine for detoxification, and the flower is also edible. Flowers attract beneficial wasps and flies as pollinators.
Water: Moderate to Wet
Hardiness: Frost Hardy
Habit: Biennial umbel that blooms in its second year, 4-6' tall by 3' wide
Light: Partial Shade
Soil: Fertile soil
Origin: Siberia, Mongolia, Northeastern China, Japan, and Korea
Additional Characteristics: Edible Flower