Biennial Culinary herb
Smyrnium olusatrum - Black Lovage
An ornamental herb can be used as a pot herb, once used medicinally. Now used as a culinary herb, most parts of the plant are used. Sow wildflower seeds late summer early winter in cold frame, sow early spring in situ, seed requires period of cold to germinate. A wildflower of coastal areas height 50 - 150cm.