A beautiful plant that people always ask about with dramatic purple black, lacy leaves beginning in early spring that are a perfect contrast to light greens. The plants rise in mid-spring to about three feet with umbels of tiny white flowers with pink bracts. Let Geranium ‘Jolly Bee’, Alchemilla mollis and Amsonia illustris and Antirrhinum braun-blanquetii swirl around it!
Common Name: Cow Parsley
Family: Apiaceae (The Carrot/Parsley Family)
Zone Hardiness: 5
Light: Full Sun
Primary Bloom Colour: White/Cream
Secondary Bloom Colour:
Bloom Time: Spring - Summer
Soil Moisture: Average, Moist
Stem Colour: Purple
Deer Resistant: Unknown
BC Native: No
Native Habitat: A very common plant of roadsides, hedges, etc.
Geogrpahical Origin: Europe and Africa - Europe and Western Russia
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