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Anthriscus sylvestris 'Ravenswing'
© Deeproot Plant Base
common name: Purple Cow Parsley, Queen Anne's Lace
growth rate: fast
leaf colour: purple
flower colour: white
fruit colour: black
main season: Spring
full sun, part shade
moist soil, clay soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -23°C
USDA zone: 6 to 10
A form of the common cow parsley with finely divided dark brownish-purple leaves and umbels of tiny white flowers with pinkish bracts, on tall branching stems.
Biennial or short-lived perennial.
Any well drained soil in sun or part shade.
Self seeds prolifically, with a resonable proportion of the seedlings coming true.
Most suited to wild garden plantings, meadows or mixing with grasses.