Hardy perennial vegetables for temperate climates

Created by: simon on 2021-04-12 • List type: user • Visibility: Public

A list of resilient, low maintenance and hardy perennial vegetables for temperate climates.

Organized by edible parts.

Plant Latin name Notes Actions

All parts

American Water Lotus
Nelumbo lutea
Nelumbo lutea
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Common Day Lily
Hemerocallis fulva
Hemerocallis fulva
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Honewort
Cryptotaenia canadensis
Cryptotaenia canadensis
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Miner's Lettuce
Claytonia perfoliata
Claytonia perfoliata
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Potato Onion
Allium cepa aggregatum
Allium cepa aggregatum
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Willow Herb
Epilobium angustifolium
Epilobium angustifolium
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Leaves

Caucasian spinach
Hablitzia tamnoides
Hablitzia tamnoides
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Chives
Allium schoenoprasum
Allium schoenoprasum
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Good King Henry
Chenopodium bonus-henricus
Chenopodium bonus-henricus
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Hosta undulata
Hosta undulata
Hosta undulata
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Lovage
Levisticum officinale
Levisticum officinale
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Sea Kale
Crambe maritima
Crambe maritima
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Sorrel
Rumex acetosa
Rumex acetosa
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Stinging Nettle
Urtica dioica
Urtica dioica
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Turkish Rocket
Bunias orientalis
Bunias orientalis
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Walking onion
Allium × proliferum
Allium × proliferum
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Watercress
Nasturtium officinale
Nasturtium officinale
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Welsh Onion
Allium fistulosum
Allium fistulosum
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Wild Garlic
Allium ursinum
Allium ursinum
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Wood Sorrel
Oxalis acetosella
Oxalis acetosella
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Leaves, Fruits

Prickly Pear
Opuntia fragilis
Opuntia fragilis
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Leaves, Roots

Poppy Mallow
Callirhoe involucrata
Callirhoe involucrata
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Silverweed
Potentilla anserina
Potentilla anserina
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Pods

Common Milkweed
Asclepias syriaca
Asclepias syriaca
Pods must be cooked before eating.
Pods must be cooked before eating.
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Pods must be cooked before eating.

Stalks/shoots

Asparagus
Asparagus officinalis
Asparagus officinalis
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Ostrich Fern
Matteuccia struthiopteris
Matteuccia struthiopteris
Fiddleheads are collected in spring, and must be well-cooked (steaming is best) before consumption.
Fiddleheads are collected in spring, and must be well-cooked (steaming is best) before consumption.
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Fiddleheads are collected in spring, and must be well-cooked (steaming is best) before consumption.

Rhubarb
Rheum × hybridum
Rheum × hybridum
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Udo
Aralia cordata
Aralia cordata
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Tubers/roots

Arrow Head
Sagittaria sagittifolia
Sagittaria sagittifolia
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Ground Nut
Apios americana
Apios americana
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Horseradish
Armoracia rusticana
Armoracia rusticana
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Jerusalem artichoke
Helianthus tuberosus
Helianthus tuberosus
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