Scotch Lovage or Scottish licorice-root Apiaceae:
Clusters of white flowers over thick, scalloped leaves. This carrot relative Blooms July – September. Ligusticum scoticum is best in moisture retentive soils that are not wet. This plant is edible and has a flavour resembling parsley or celery. Plants resemble a small form of Angelica. Best in full sun to part shade,
Ligusticum scoticum seeds germinate very irregularly over a long period. Germination is best with lower temperatures, sow the seeds and thinly cover with soil medium and keep moist but not wet and keep around 35-40F. Seed trays should not be discarded prematurely. Constant moisture must be maintained because drying can kill the seeds, overly wet conditions can cause the seeds to rot.