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Helianthus tuberosus 'Sugarball' (Jerusalem artichoke 'Sugarball')

Other names: Sunchoke 'Sugarball', Pignut 'Sugarball', Canada potato 'Sugarball', Earth apple 'Sugarball', Indian potato 'Sugarball', Girasole 'Sugarball'

'Sugarball' is a tall, robust, branching perennial with rough, ovate, dark green leaves, yellow flowerheads in late summer and early autumn, and small, white, sweet, edible tubers ready for harvest in autumn.
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Ultimate spread 0.4m
max. spread
Ultimate height 2m
max. height
Time to ultimate size 1-2 years
to maturity
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Sagittaria sagittifolia (Japanese arrowhead)

Other names: Old World arrowhead, Common arrowhead, Common arrow leaf, Water archer, Swamp potato, Swan potato, Hawaiian arrowhead, Arrow head, Sagittaria japonica

S. sagittifolia is a deciduous, marginal aquatic perennial with arrow-shaped, mid-green leaves above the water and curled, linear, submerged leaves. In summer, upright scapes bear racemes of white flowers with a purple mark at the base of each petal.
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Ultimate spread 1m
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Ultimate height 0.9m
max. height
Time to ultimate size 5-10 years
to maturity
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Apios americana (Groundnut)

Other names: Ground nut, Cinnamon vine, Ground pen, Indian potato, Mic-mac potato, North Ameican potato bean, North American wild bean, Pig potato, Potato bean, Potato pea, Sagabon, Trailing pea, Tuberose wisteria, Tuberous-rooted wisteria, White apple, Wild bean, Apios tuberosa, Glycine tuberosa

A. americana is a twining, herbaceous, perennial climber with rounded, edible tubers, pinnate leaves divided into ovate or lance-shaped, mid-green leaflets and dense, conical racemes of fragrant, pea-like, pink, deep purple, or reddish-brown flowers in late summer and early autumn. Flowers are followed by long, green seed pods.
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Ultimate spread 2m
max. spread
Ultimate height 5m
max. height
Time to ultimate size 2-5 years
to maturity
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Asclepias tuberosa (Butterfly flower)

Other names: Milkweed, Butterfly weed, Chigger flower, Indian paintbrush, Silkweed, Butterfly root, Chieger flower, Flux root, Indian potato, Orange root, Pleurisy root, Swallow root, Tuber root, Wind root, Windward root

A. tuberosa is an upright herbaceous perennial with lance-shaped mid green leaves and bright orange flowers in summer and autumn.
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Ultimate spread 0.3m
max. spread
Ultimate height 0.8m
max. height
Time to ultimate size 2-5 years
to maturity
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