Codonopsis (Campanulaceae) BSWJ5437

lanceolata

One of our collections from Honshu, Japan, this herbaceous, twining climber has ovate, leaves. Bearing large pale yellow-greenish heavily marked reddish purple within flowers, 3-3.5cm across, Aug-Sept. Height to 2.5m. Requires partial shade and well drained soil. Root used as a vegetable in Korea.

Codonopsis lanceolata