Cichorium intybus - Chicory

Hardy / biennial, perennial / sunny position / easy to germinate /  humus rich soil / blossom colour white / flowering time 6,7,8,9A plant with various uses, the young root can be cooked as a vegetable or used like dandelion root as a coffee substitute, flowers can be used in salads and chicon in salads or as well as a vegetable. Sky blue flowers appear all the summer.