Asphodeline lutea – King’s spear
Yellow asphodel, Kings spear. A perennial growing to 1 m (3 ft) high or more, starting growth in autumn and growing through the winter, flowering in spring with bright yellow fragrant flowers, and dying down over the summer. The flowers are deliciously sweet and excellent in salads. The cooked roots are edible with a nutty flavour, though they are quite small. Likes a reasonably well-drained soil and sun or part shade; hardy to -15ºC.
Out of stock - for plants, check in July for availability next autumn/winter