Rural life described and illustrated, in the management of horses, dogs, cattle, sheep, pigs, poultry, etc. etc. :.
London ;London Printing and Pub. Co.[between 1868 and 1888].
This is Bronze Fennel, scientific name Foeniculum vulgare. Fennel is used in landscaping and decoration, and is in the Apiaceae family, the same family as carrots! It is used in making absinthe, and it contains anethole, which gives it its flavor.
Photo by me.