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Anthriscus sylvestris 'Ravenswing' (Ravenswing)

Anthriscus sylvestris 'Ravenswing' Photo/Illustration: Allan Mandell

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Hardiness Zones: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Botanical Name: Anthriscus sylvestris 'Ravenswing' an-THRISS-kuss sil-VES-tris Common Name: Ravenswing Genus: Anthriscus
This is the bronze-purple form of the common Queen Anne's lace. It produces beautiful, highly fringed, lacy foliage in a dusky purple.
Care: Provide full sun and average to dry soil. Cut off flower stalks to prolong foliage vigor and reduce possible over self-seeding.
Propagation: Sow ripe seed in autumn or spring. If you're letting this plant self-seed, choose only the darkest purple plants; plants without the distinctive color will not mature true to the cultivar.
Problems: Slugs, snails, and caterpillars. Powdery mildew.
Height 1 ft. to 3 ft.
Spread 1 ft. to 3 ft.
Growth Habit Clumps
Growth Pace Invasive/Aggressive Grower
Light Full Sun Only
Moisture Dry to Medium
Maintenance Low
Tolerance Frost Tolerant
Characteristics Self Seeds; Showy Foliage
Bloom Time Summer
Foliage Color Colorful/Burgundy Foliage
Flower Color White Flower
Uses Beds and Borders, Container, Naturalizing, Suitable as Annual
Style Meadow Garden
Seasonal Interest Spring Interest, Summer Interest, Fall Interest
Type Perennials

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