Cow Parsley ‘Anthriscus sylvestris’

Queen Anne's lace. White umbellifer flowers like lace. Anthriscus sylvestris, known as cow parsley, wild chervil, wild beaked parsley, or keck, Cow parsley grows in sunny to semi-shaded locations in meadows and at the edges of hedgerows and woodland. It is a particularly common sight by the roadside. Cow parsley is considered to be edible, though having a somewhat unpleasant flavour, sharper than garden chervil, with a hint of carrot, to which it is related. Both the Leaves and flowers can be made into green dye.

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Additional Info

Additional information

Sun Preference

All

Soil Preference

Most Soils OK

Suitable for

Likes both Sunny and Partially-Shaded positions. Often found in meadows or at the edges of woodland and hedgerows.

Attracts

Pollinators and other beneficial insects.

Flowering season

April – June

Flowering colour

White

Eventual height

60cm-90cm

Species Type

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