Puriri Lane | Melanoselinum decipiens
Puriri Lane | Melanoselinum decipiens
Puriri Lane | Melanoselinum decipiens

Melanoselinum decipiens

Regular price $12.00

Also known as Black Parsley or Parsnip Palm.  A grand landscaping plant and magnificent umbellifer that is actually monocarpic meaning that it dies after flowering.  It is a member of the parsley family with huge dense umbels of pink and white delicate flowers on stout stalks. The finely divided leaves unfurl in a bronzey colour changing to green.  Makes great cut flower and is a wonderful source of nectar for butterflies. The name Black Parsley refers to its black seed heads. A great woodland subject or for any well-drained lightly shaded position. Plants will set seed after flowering so you will always have this plant.

Monocarpic | Frost tender

Height up to 2 metres x 1.2m Wide

Plant size: PB2 - Equivalent 1.2 litres  

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