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Anthriscus sylvestris - 'Ravenswing' (Purple Cow Parsley)

Anthriscus sylvestris - 'Ravenswing' (Purple Cow Parsley)
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Type Herbaceous flower, Deciduous, Flowering
Form Spiky Foliage / Spiky Upright Form
Size Medium Border Plant (50-180cm height)
Colours White Flowers (Spring), Purple Foliage
Care Some Maintenance Required
Hardiness Very hardy
Growth Medium Growing Plant
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Anthriscus sylvestris - Cultivation Notes

The purple leaved cow pasley prefers dappled shade but will tolerate full sun.The vivid purple foliage lightens with age and can become straggly with age. Prefers a fertile well drained soil. Cut back in mid - late summer and mulch occasionally.

Strengths, Weaknesses & Design Usage

Strengths of Anthriscus sylvestris:

  • Attracts wildlife to feed or nest

Weaknesses of Anthriscus sylvestris

  • Will not tolerate exposed, cold or hot and sunny locations
  • Does not tolerate very dry or very wet soils

Design & Plant Use for Anthriscus sylvestris:

  • Winter/early spring flowering herbaceous plant for early colour and extended seasonal interest
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