Canna indica
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Canna indica, commonly known as Indian shot, African arrowroot, edible canna, purple arrowroot, Sierra Leone arrowroot,is a plant species in the family Cannaceae.

Canna indica (achira in Latin America, cana-da-índia in Brazil) has been a minor food crop cultivated by indigenous peoples of the Americas for thousands of years

You will need to either soak or scarify the seeds prior to sowing - from March, sow indoors, plant out May/June when frosts are past.