Heracleum lanatum

Cow parsnip

Garden(s):

Crevice

Type:

Native perennial

Height:

1-3 m (3-9 ft)

Spread:

.5-1.5 m (2-4 ft)

Light:

Full sun, Part sun

Water:

Moderate

Zone:

3

Bloom Time:

July, August, September

Bloom Colour:

White

Foliage Colour:

Green

Soil:

Clay, Loam, Sandy

Notes:

The central stem forms an umbrella of smaller stems adorned with huge, toothed shaped leaves.The flower head is similarly an umbrella of tiny, white flowers. Hairy stems may irritate skin

“The many great gardens of the world… all make the point as clear as possible: The soul cannot thrive in the absence of a garden.” –Thomas Moore (1478-1535)
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