Scorzonera hispanica - Black Salsify

Hardy / perennial / vegetable plant, ornamental plant /  H. up to 80 cm/ easy to germinate/  sunny position / humus rich soil / blossom colour yellow / flowering time 7, 8, 9

The plant originates from Southern Europe and is used as a root vegetable since the 17th century. It needs deep rich soil. The leaves can be used for salads. Nice yellow flowers in summer.