The root is widely used in Traditional Chinese Medicine for balancing female hormones and reproductive health, and the flower is also edible. An excellent beneficial insect attractant.
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, especially when young
Soil: Loose, moist fertile soil
Origin: High altitude regions of China
Additional Characteristics: Edible Flower