Purple Leaved Cow Parsley

Anthriscus sylvestris Ravenswing

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Purple Leaved Cow Parsley  with white Frothy flowers in late May and June over ferny purple foliage. Grows in semi shade or sun and visited by lots of insects, mainly hover flies.

Earn up to 3 Points.

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Description

Anthriscus sylvestris

Cow Parsley look-alike but with dark purple ferny leaves. White flower-heads can be on stems over 1m tall and wave above smaller perennials in late May and June. Good for the back of borders.
Grows in most conditions including semi-shade. A trouble-free plant, easy to grow. Naturalizes well and is good on the taller edges of meadows. Dies down in autumn.

 

Seed from Cheshire

 

Additional information

Weight 5.00 g
Genus

Anthriscus

Family

Umbelliferae

Flowering Month

June

Colour

white

Hardiness

Hardy

Life Cycle

perennial

Interest

foliage

Wildlife

yes

Size

0.5gm pack(approx120seeds)