Clump forming perennial with deeply cut grey/green leaves which can grow to 1m or more in a sunny position. Frost hardy. Plants will bear fruit for 3-4 years after which they should be divided and replanted.
Culinary uses: Pick unopened flower heads when still tight and tender. These can be boiled, baked, fried or marinated.
Medicinal uses: Said to repair damaged liver cells and aid poor digestion.