This lovage adds wonderful architecture to any garden while also being a host plant to swallowtail butterflies.
Ligusticum scoticum (Scottish lovage) is found near the coasts of northern Europe and north-eastern North America.The plant is edible, with a flavor resembling parsley or celery. Native Americans, especially is Alaska, ate the leaves raw or cooked, or as a seasoning for meat and fish.
|Botanical Name||Ligusticum scoticum|
|Common Name||Scottish lovage|
|USDA Zone||4 thru 8|
|Light Requirement||Full Sun|
|Season(s) of interest||spring, summer, fall, winter|
|Height and Spread||1-2ft x 0.5-1ft (30-60cm x 15-30cm)|
|Attracts Wildlife||Attracts Pollinators,|
|Additional Information||Not Native to the US Midwest. Native to Coastal Regions of Northern North America and Northern Europe|
|Location in Lurie Garden||Northeast Light Plate, Northwest Light Plate|