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Top Rated Medicinal Perennials

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Aloe vera

Aloe Vera
An evergreen Perennial growing to 0.8 m (2ft 7in) by 1 m (3ft 3in) at a slow rate
frost hardy well drained soil moist soil full sun
 
Althaea officinalis

Marsh Mallow
PERENNIAL growing to 1.2 m (4ft) by 0.8 m (2ft 7in)
 fully hardy well drained soil moist soil full sun
Angelica sinensis

Dang Gui
PERENNIAL growing to 1 m (3ft 3in) by 0.7 m (2ft 4in)
 fully hardy moist soil semi-shade full sun
Asparagus racemosus

Shatavari
PERENNIAL growing to 7 m (23ft)
 half hardy well drained soil moist soil semi-shade full sun
     
Astragalus membranaceus

Huang Qi
PERENNIAL growing to 0.3 m (1ft) by 0.3 m (1ft in)
 fully hardy well drained soil full sun
Centella asiatica

Gotu Kola
An evergreen Perennial growing to 0.2 m (0ft 8in) by 1 m (3ft 3in)
 frost hardy well drained soil wet soil semi-shade full sun
Chamaemelum nobile

Camomile
An evergreen Perennial growing to 0.2 m (0ft 8in) by 0.3 m (1ft)
 fully hardy well drained soil moist soil semi-shade full sun
Cynara cardunculus

Cardoon
PERENNIAL growing to 2 m (6ft) by 1 m (3ft 3in)
 fully hardy well drained soil moist soil full sun
     
Cynara scolymus

Globe Artichoke
PERENNIAL growing to 1.5 m (5ft) by 1 m (3ft 3in)
 fully hardy moist soil full sun
Dioscorea batatas

Chinese Yam
PERENNIAL growing to 3 m (9ft) by 1.5 m (5ft)
 fully hardy moist soil semi-shade full sun
Echinacea angustifolia

Echinacea
PERENNIAL growing to 1.2 m (4ft) by 0.5 m (1ft 8in)
fully hardy well drained soil moist soil full sun
 
Echinacea pallida

Cone Flower
PERENNIAL growing to 1 m (3ft 3in)
 fully hardy moist soil semi-shade full sun
     
Echinacea purpurea

Echinacea
PERENNIAL growing to 1.2 m (4ft) by 0.5 m (1ft 8in)
fully hardy moist soil full sun
 
Gentiana lutea

Yellow Gentian
PERENNIAL growing to 1.2 m (4ft) by 0.6 m (2ft in)
 fully hardy moist soil semi-shade full sun
Gynostemma pentaphyllum

Sweet Tea Vine
ANNUAL/PERENNIAL growing to 8 m (26ft 3in)
 frost hardy moist soil full sun
Melissa officinalis

Lemon Balm
PERENNIAL growing to 0.7 m (2ft 4in) by 0.4 m (1ft 4in)
 fully hardy well drained soil moist soil semi-shade full sun
     

Mentha x piperita officinalis

White Peppermint
PERENNIAL growing to 0.5 m (1ft 8in) by 1 m (3ft 3in)
fully hardy moist soil semi-shade full sun
 

Mentha x piperita vulgaris

Black Peppermint
PERENNIAL growing to 0.5 m (1ft 8in) by 1 m (3ft 3in)
 fully hardy moist soil semi-shade full sun
Panax ginseng

Ginseng
PERENNIAL growing to 0.8 m (2ft 7in) by 0.7 m (2ft 4in)
 fully hardy moist soil semi-shade full sun
Panax pseudoginseng notoginseng

San Qi
PERENNIAL growing to 1.2 m (4ft) at a slow rate
 fully hardy moist soil shade semi-shade
     
Rheum palmatum

Turkey Rhubarb
PERENNIAL growing to 3 m (9ft) by 2 m (6ft)
 fully hardy moist soil semi-shade full sun
Rheum palmatum tanguticum

Da Huang
PERENNIAL growing to 2 m (6ft) by 0.8 m (2ft 7in)
fully hardy moist soil semi-shade full sun
 
Symphytum officinale

Comfrey
PERENNIAL growing to 1.2 m (4ft) by 0.6 m (2ft in) at a fast rate
 fully hardy moist soil semi-shade full sun
Symphytum uplandicum

Comfrey
PERENNIAL growing to 1.2 m (4ft) by 0.6 m (2ft in) at a fast rate
 fully hardy moist soil semi-shade full sun
     
Tanacetum parthenium

Feverfew
PERENNIAL growing to 0.6 m (2ft) by 0.3 m (1ft in)
fully hardy well drained soil moist soil full sun
 
Urtica dioica

Stinging Nettle
PERENNIAL growing to 1.2 m (4ft) by 1 m (3ft 3in) at a fast rate
 fully hardy moist soil semi-shade full sun
   

 

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