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 (A selection of warm-weather plants will be available June 2022. All other trees and perennials will be orderable from late July, for autumn/winter delivery)