Herb latin name: Centranthus macrosiphon
Family: Valerianaceae (Valerian Family)
Edible parts of Centranthus macrosiphon:Leaves - raw. Added to salads, the leaves have a similar taste to corn salad (Valerianella locusta) but with a slight bitterness that gives them a more distinct and agreeable flavour. Flowers - raw.
Description of the plant:
Habitat of the herb:Rocky and waste places.
Propagation of Centranthus macrosiphon:Seed - sow March in situ. An autumn sowing in situ could also work.
Cultivation of the herb:Rocky and waste places.
Medicinal use of Centranthus macrosiphon:None known
Known hazards of Centranthus macrosiphon:None known
Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.