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Pimpinella major ‘Rosea’

Pimpinella

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Flowers
Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

Plant does not flower in March

Plant does not flower in April

Plant does flower in May

Plant does flower in June

Plant does not flower in July

Plant does not flower in August

Plant does not flower in September

Plant does not flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

  • Botanical name: Pimpinella major 'Rosea'
  • Common name: Pimpinella
  • Family: Apiaceae
  • Plant Type: Perennial
Flower colour:

Pink

Foliage colour:

Green

Pimpinella is an unusual plant, bearing flat, airy heads of tiny flowers, not dissimilar to to cow parsley or Queen Anne’s lace. It’s ideal for growing in wild, informal or cottage garden scheme, where the plants can drift through borders along with other tall perennials such as alliums and salvias.

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Pimpinella major ‘Rosea’ is a pink-flowering variety. For best results grow it in full sun to partial shade, in well-drained soil. Divide congested plants in spring or autumn and leave seedheads in place to allow plants to naturalise throughout the garden.

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The flowers of Pimpinella major ‘Rosea’ are extremely attractive to bees and butterflies.

How to grow Pimpinella 'Rosea'

  • Plant size

    1.2m height

    60cm spread

  • Aspect

    South facing, west facing

  • Position in border

    Middle

  • Sun exposure: Dappled shade, full sun
  • Hardiness: Hardy
  • Soil type: Well drained / light / sandy

Plant calendar

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sow
Sow

Do not Sow in January

Do not Sow in February

Do Sow in March

Do Sow in April

Do not Sow in May

Do not Sow in June

Do not Sow in July

Do not Sow in August

Do not Sow in September

Do not Sow in October

Do not Sow in November

Do not Sow in December

Plant
Plant

Do not Plant in January

Do not Plant in February

Do Plant in March

Do Plant in April

Do Plant in May

Do Plant in June

Do not Plant in July

Do not Plant in August

Do not Plant in September

Do not Plant in October

Do not Plant in November

Do not Plant in December

Flowers
Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

Plant does not flower in March

Plant does not flower in April

Plant does flower in May

Plant does flower in June

Plant does not flower in July

Plant does not flower in August

Plant does not flower in September

Plant does not flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

Divide
Divide

Do not Divide in January

Do not Divide in February

Do Divide in March

Do Divide in April

Do not Divide in May

Do not Divide in June

Do not Divide in July

Do not Divide in August

Do Divide in September

Do Divide in October

Do Divide in November

Do not Divide in December

Pimpinella 'Rosea' and wildlife

Pimpinella 'Rosea' is known for attracting bees, beneficial insects and other pollinators. It has nectar/pollen rich flowers.

Attractive to Bees

Attractive to Beneficial insects

Does not attract Birds

Does not attract Butterflies​/​Moths

Attractive to Other pollinators

Is Pimpinella 'Rosea' poisonous?

Pimpinella 'Rosea' has no toxic effects reported.

No reported toxicity to:

No reported toxicity to Birds

No reported toxicity to Cats

No reported toxicity to Dogs

No reported toxicity to Horses

No reported toxicity to Livestock

No reported toxicity to People