Herb: Roundheaded Rampion
Latin name: Phyteuma orbiculare
Synonyms: Phyteuma comosum
Family: Campanulaceae (Bellflower Family)
Edible parts of Roundheaded Rampion:Root - raw or cooked. Young leaves - raw or cooked.
Description of the plant:
Habitat of the herb:Dry grassland and rocky ground.
Propagation of Roundheaded Rampion:Seed - best sown in a greenhouse as soon as it is ripe in late summer, though it can also be sown in the spring in a cold frame. Only just cover the seed. Germination is usually very quick. Prick out the seedlings into individual pots when they are large enough to handle and plant them out in early summer. Division in spring or autumn.
Cultivation of the herb:Dry grassland and rocky ground.
Medicinal use of Roundheaded Rampion:None known
Known hazards of Phyteuma orbiculare:None known
Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.