Levisticum officinale, Lovage, Love Parsley

Levisticum officinale

Lovage, Love Parsley
Family: Apiaceae / Umbelliferae
Origin: Central Asia
USDA Zone: 4-8?
USDA Plant Hardiness MapLarge shrub 5-10 ft tallSmall plant 2-5 ftSemi-shadeShadeFull sunModerate waterRegular waterSpice or herb plantEthnomedical plant.
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Levisticum officinale is a tall (3 to 9 ft) perennial plant, the leaves and seeds or fruit of which are used to flavor food. The root is used as a diuretic.

Levisticum officinale has attractive foliage and can be used as a back-of-the-border plant.

Levisticum officinale, Lovage, Love Parsley
Levisticum officinale, Lovage, Love Parsley

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