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(Plant heights are given at maturity)
Ravenswing (Black Chervil, Dusky Lace) - Anthriscus sylvestris
This relative of the herb Chervil produces dark purple foliage
resembling the green foliage of the wild Queen Anne's Lace, its
cousin. Blooms are delicate white lacy clusters. Both
leaves and blooms make lovely fillers for arrangements or contrast to
roses or other perennials in the garden.
Anthriscus prefers a location in full sun, but can tolerate partial
shade. Soil type is not very important, as these are very
adaptable plants. They do not, however, like a location that remains
The plant is easily propagated by division in the spring or by sowing
seed. Sow seed in pots or trays and keep moist at 70F.
Transplant seedlings when they reach about 2 inches in height.
Transplant outdoors when temperatures no longer drop below 50F.
Space 18-24" apart.
-20F (-28.8C) Height:
22 inches Spread: 18 inches
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