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03/04/2013 at 18:04

Could anyone assist with locating a variety of cow parsley that has purple flowers?

03/04/2013 at 18:07

The only one of which I know is Anthriscus sylvestris 'Ravenswing'

03/04/2013 at 18:09

There is certainly a cow parsley relative which has pink flowers and is called Pimpinela. There is also a cow parsley with purple leaves which is Anthrisus Sylvestris Ravenswing.

03/04/2013 at 18:29

I may be wrong but I think Ravenswing has white flowers but purple leaves

03/04/2013 at 18:39

Isn't it pretty?

http://kellydnorris.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/12/Day-19.-Anthriscus-sylvestris-Raven-Wings.jpg

 

Lyn
03/04/2013 at 20:39
There is a lovely dark pink one that grows wild in the hedgerow by me.
I was thinking of digging a bit out but wonder if it would take over in the garden.
04/04/2013 at 01:26

Thanks for your responses, after a bit more scouting I discovered it was actually Angelica Gigas I was looking for!

04/04/2013 at 07:15

That's a good one Steve. Insects love it. needs cold germination but you should be able to buy a plant to start you off.

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