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A ground cover with variegated leaves of green with silver margins. Dislikes the hot sun, but will tolerate dry soil conditions, and can be invasive. Cut back in the summer to promote new growth.
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Grow Me Instead suggests native substitutes such as Aster macrophyllus or Solidago flexicaulis
Pro: Aegopodium grows in sites where nothing else seems to succeed. Con: Aegopodium seems to succeed in sites even if you don't want it. This ground cover offers a quick solution for light shade to shady areas and is especially effective at stabilizing slopes, but beware, it is difficult to eradicate once established. Flowers can be removed to prevent seeding and keeping the patch neat and tidy. Remove all reverted foliage.