Common Name: Common Sorrel
Latin Name: Rumex acetosa
Ultimate Height: 1 meter
Flower Colour: Red
Soil: Loam, Sand, Chalk, Acidic, Neutral PH
History, uses and notes:
Common Sorrel is not actually here for the bees, it is pollinated by wind and has been included for it's generally great look and common culinary uses. It does attract butterflies in the form of Small Coppers which use it to breed.
Common Sorrel has been used for many years in a range of country dishes. The plants have a sharp taste and can be used in soups, stews and a range of other meals.