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Herbaceous Perennial

Chaerophyllum hirsutum 'Roseum'

hairy chervil 'Roseum'

'Roseum' is a perennial with attractively dissected, aromatic foliage and umbels of lilac-pink flowers in late spring or early summer

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Size
Ultimate height
0.5–1 metres
Time to ultimate height
2–5 years
Ultimate spread
0.1–0.5 metres
Growing conditions
Chalk
Loam
Moisture
Moist but well–drained, Poorly–drained
pH
Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Colour & scent
StemFlowerFoliageFruit
Spring Pink Green
Summer Pink Green
Autumn
Winter
Position
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
Aspect

South–facing or North–facing or West–facing or East–facing

Exposure
Exposed or Sheltered
Hardiness
H7
Botanical details
Family
Apiaceae
Native to the UK
No
Foliage
Deciduous
Habit
Columnar upright
Genus

Chaerophyllum are tap-rooted perennials with fern-like, finely divided leaves and umbels of small white or pink flowers

Name status

Accepted

How to grow

Cultivation

Grow in a fertile, moist soil in sun or partial shade

Propagation

Propagate by seed sown in pots in a cold frame as soon as ripe or in early spring

Suggested planting locations and garden types
  • Cottage and informal garden
  • Low Maintenance
  • Wall side borders
Pruning

Cut down after flowering

Pests

Can get slugs, snails and aphids

Diseases

May suffer from powdery mildews

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