Ligusticum scoticum or Scotch Lovage is a compact, upright, clump-forming perennial with thick, glossy, green leaves divided into three, broad, toothed leaflets and, in summer, dark purple or red-flushed stems bearing umbels of tiny, white, sometimes pale pink flowers followed by golden seed heads.
Other names: Scotch lovage, Scots lovage, Sea lovage, Sea parsley , Levisticum scoticum, Scottish licorice-root, Haloscias scoticum
Ligusticum scoticum is a very adaptable plant, growing in most soil conditions, in full sun, partial shade and even full shade.
Uses: Ligusticum scoticum looks great planted amongst ornamental grasses, planted in more ‘wild’ effect gardens, or just to bring some class to the Herbaceous Border. Another great plant to attract bees and butterflies into the garden and if content will naturalise moderately.
Pruning \ Aftercare : Remove dead flowers