Syn. Cicutaria peloponnesiaca
Native Region: central and southeastern Europe
Zone Range: 05-09
Preferred Climate: temperate to alpine
Harvest Date: Tuesday 21 August, 2012
Seed count: 20-25
An elegant perennial with greenish-white flowers and very filigreed highly varnished foliage which dies down quite early. Upright perennial with aromatic, fern-like green leaves and umbels of yellow-white flowers in summer. Height 5 feet; spread 18 inches.
It is found growing wild in the Alps and Pyrenees. In the Eastern Pyrenees , the young leaves and stems are used in the preparation of liqueurs or eaten fresh in salads.
Sow while seed is fresh in containers in an open frame. Grow in light, free-draining soil in full sun or dappled shade. For maximum freshness, please keep seed refrigerated in its original packaging until it is time to plant.