General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 7a -17.8 °C (0 °F) to -15 °C (5 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 10b
Plant Height: 1-2 feet
Plant Spread: 1-2 feet
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Other: Dark bronze-purple
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Other: Small white flowers with pink bracts are born on 2 to 3 feet tall spikes.
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Uses: Will Naturalize
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Drought tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Other info: Readily self seeds.
Pollinators: Bees
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots

Common names
  • Queen Anne's Lace
  • Black Cow Parsley
  • Lady's Lace
  • Lady Anne's Lace
  • Purple-Leaved Cow Parsley
  • Wild Chervil
  • Gipsy Laces
  • Lady's Needlework

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Location: Wallsend, Tyne and Wear, England UK 
Date: 2022-05-09
Anthriscus sylvestris 'Ravenswing'
Location: In my garden in Kalama, Wa.
Date: 2008-05-06
  • Uploaded by Joy
Location: Back yard
Date: June 2013

Photo courtesy of Annie's Annuals and Perennials
Location: In my garden in Kalama, Wa.
Date: 2007-12-05
  • Uploaded by Joy
Location: My garden in N E Pa. 
Date: 2014-05-24

Photo courtesy of Annie's Annuals and Perennials
  • Uploaded by Joy

Courtesy Crownsville Nursery
  • Uploaded by vic
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