Anthriscus sylvestris 'Ravenswing'

Crimson-black leaved cow parsley, lovely for your spring garden and for arrangements. These annual flowers are ideal for picking. Keep cutting them and they will produce fantastic flowers for you to have in vases all over the house. More
15 seeds 070091 £4.50 In stock
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Crimson-black leaved cow parsley, lovely for your spring garden, for growing under tulips and cutting for arrangements. These biennial flowers are ideal for picking. Keep cutting them and they will produce fantastic flowers for vases all over the house. The one thing with these seeds is they need to be sown fresh, so sow them as soon as you can on arrival.

Genus Anthriscus
Group/Species sylvestris
Variety Ravenswing
Type Hardy Biennial
Common Name Cow Parsley 'Ravenswing'
Border Position Back, Middle
Soil Type Acid, Alkaline, Chalky, Clay, Fertile, Neutral, Sandy
Scent Unscented
Site Full Sun, Part Shade
Moisture Moist but Well-drained
Height 80-100cm (32-39in)
Spacing 30-50cm (12-20in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Sow under cover in a seed tray at a depth of 1mm. Place in a cold frame or unheated greenhouse. Transplant seedlings into individual pots before planting out. May also be sown direct.
Care Tips Keep picking to prolong flowering. Will self-seed but the seedlings are unlikely to be of the green cow parsley type and are best removed.
Flowering May - July, the following year
Vase Life Sear stem ends in boiling water for 20 seconds to make them last longer.
Harvesting Flower production: 2-3 months
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
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Anthriscus sylvestris 'Ravenswing' reviews

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Reviewed 7th August 2019 by Kathryn

These plants were very slow to get started. I got them to complement my tulips but they came out much later and only made small plants

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Reviewed 31st July 2019 by Annette

Excellent plants nicely packaged