Anthriscus sylvestris 'Ravenswing'

Anthriscus sylvestris 'Ravenswing'

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Key Information

  • Botanical name: Anthriscus sylvestris 'Ravenswing'
  • Plant type: Perennial

Height: 1m

Spread: 30cm

Flower colour:
  • White
Foliage colour:
  • Purple
  • Features: Attractive to wildlife, Flowers

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Anthriscus sylvestris 'Ravenswing' is a pretty form of common cow parsley, bearing clusters of tiny, cream-white flowers in contrast with lacy, dark purple foliage. It's perfect for growing in a large informal border or cottage garden scheme, and is perfect for using in meadows among ornamental grasses. It makes a dramatic cut flower.

Grow Anthriscus sylvestris 'Ravenswing' in well-drained soil in full sun. It self-seeds readily.

Position

  • Sun exposure: Full sun, Dappled shade
  • Aspect: South facing, West facing
  • Position in border: Middle
  • Hardiness: Hardy
  • Soil type: Well drained/light/sandy

Wildlife

Attracts:
  • Bees

  • Beneficial insects

  • Birds

  • Butterflies / Moths

  • Other pollinators

  • Wildlife features: Nectar/pollen rich flowers

Care routine

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Toxicity

Toxic to:
  • People

  • Cats

  • Dogs

  • Birds

  • Horses

  • Livestock

  • Effects: No toxic effects reported for this plant.

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