Glorious, golden, fern like foliage complimented with tall stems of lacy white umbels. Amazing for garden contrast and providing long lasting colours. Amazing in cottage gardens, or worked in with grasses or meadow plantings.
Anthriscus ‘Golden Fleece’ has flat umbels, on tall stems. . In combination with the foliage it is head turning, or you can pick them for your vases. The masses of white flowers open from pink bracts.
Anthriscus ‘Golden Fleece’ may self seed, but not at any great rate, it is no bully. You can easily weed out any undesirables, or move them around your garden, or share them with friends. As a short lived perennial or biennial so you may want to allow it to self weed, or save some for sowing yourself.
Plant Anthriscus ‘Golden Fleece’ in moderately fertile to humus rich, well drained soil. A full sun to semi shade position works well – if there is too much shade you won’t get good foliage colour. Water to establish, then only if rainfall is low.
Anthriscus’ is commonly known as Cow Parsley and part of the Araceae family along with the herb Chevril, but is inedible. Other common names are Gypsy Laces and Lady’s Needlework.
Spring to Summer
Cool to Mediterranean
Full Sun to Semi Shade