Botanical Name: Chaerophyllum hirsuitum roseum
Common Name: Pink Cow Parsley
Category: Hardy Perennial
Seed Count: 20
Chaerophyllum hirsuitum roseum – Bright pink lacy heads are held on short strong stems above the mid green, ferny, feathery, foliage in late spring summer. The entire plant smells of fresh apples. It is ideal for the front of the border with its neat compact growth. Enjoys full sun to part shade in humus rich well drained soil. This exceptional, bone hardy umbellifer is very slow to increase and is definitely not invasive. 60cm x 45cm.
Chaerophyllum hirsuitum roseums seed can be sown at any time into a good quality compost or seed raising mix. Cover the seed with fine grit or fine river sand to approximately their own depth. Natural germination will occur if kept in an unheated poly house or covered seed raising tray. Many seeds wait for spring before emerging regardless of when they are sown so please give them a full season of growth before discarding. Germination can be quicker if kept at 15-20 Degrees C. Keep moist, but not saturated at all times.