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Melanoselinum decipiens

Common Name: Black Parsley
Plant Family: Apiaceae
Plant Type: Hardy Perennial


An unusual plant making impressive mounds of evergreen foliage. Large umbels of pink flowers on tall stems in spring, after which the plant will die. Should self seed but save some seed to sow in case seelings are accidentely weeded out. The seed heads remain attractive in the winter. Sun/part-shade, normal well-drained soil.

Melanoselinum decipiens
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POT SIZE/QUANTITY:  2 litre
Season of Interest:  Spring to autumn
Bee and Butterfly:  Both
Sun or Shade:  Sun to Part Shade
Height:  medium (up to 6 feet)
Minimum temperature:  Hardy
Position/Situation:  Herbaceous Border
Planting Style:  architectural
Flower Colour:  Pink
Habit/Shape:  Clump forming
Evergreen:  Yes
Soil Type:  Normal, well-drained but moisture retentive

Availability:  

1 in stock  

1 in stock

Price:  £7.00
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Mainland UK  £8.50 -£10 Local delivery Postcodes IP1 through to IP8 & CO10 (minimum order value £35) FREE
Seeds & cuttings only  £2 Collect from our Nursery (Elmsett, Suffolk, IP7 6LZ) FREE
Scottish Highlands & offshore Islands From £10 We only send plants & seeds to UK locations (excl. Northern Ireland) Sorry we cannot ship to any other Country due to British Plant Health regulations on the export of plants post Brexit. There are no exceptions unfortunately  

 

See our delivery information page for details

Unless otherwise indicated our plants are supplied in the following pot sizes according to category. Dimensions refer to either the pot diameter (cm) or volume (litre);

  • Exotics/Conservatory & House Plants, Succulents: mostly as young plants in 9cm (approx. 0.5 litre)  or 1 litre pots
  • Hardy Perennials, Ferns and Grasses: 1 litre (approx. 12cm diameter)
  • Herbs: 9cm (approx. 0.5 litre)
  • Hardy Shrubs and Climbers: 1.5 or 2 litre 
  • Potted Bulbs: variable- please see "Quantity or Pot size" on plant information page 
  • Dormant Bulbs, Tubers and Bare-root perennials come either bagged or wrapped without a pot

The exact size of plants will vary with the growing season and may be cut back in accordance with normal pruning regimes or to fit in the box if they are excessively tall.