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This plant will provide nectar and pollen for bees and the many other types of pollinating insects.
It is included in an evolving list of plants carefully researched and chosen by RHS experts. Divided into 3 groups these lists, linked below, are maintained by a team of RHS staff and are reviewed annually.
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Other common names
Wallich milk parsley
Selinum tenuifolium Selinum wallichianum subsp. tenifolium
Selinum are tap-rooted herbaceous perennials with finely dissected leaves and large, flattened umbels of tiny flowers
S. wallichianum is a clump-forming perennial with large, triangular, 2 to 3-pinnate leaves and large umbels of white flowers in summer and autumn
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect South-facing or East-facing or West-facing
Exposure Exposed or Sheltered
MoistureMoist but well-drained
SoilSand, Loam, Chalk, Clay
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
Grow in moderately fertile, moist but well-drained soil in full sun or partial shade
Propagate by seed in pots in a cold frame as soon as seed is ripe; prick out into deep containers to avoid tap root damage. Propagate by division in early spring but take care as it resents disturbance
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Flower borders and beds
Cottage & Informal Garden Architectural Wildlife Gardens
Pruning Remove faded flowerheads and cut back dying foliage in autumn
Pests Slugs and snails may be a problem
May be subject to powdery mildews in dry conditions
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Wallich milk parsley
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