Angelica archangelica

Angelica - Angelica archangelica

Common Name: Angelica
Genus: Angelica
Species: archangelica

Category: Perennials
Growth Rate: Average
Features: Has interesting foliage, A good architectural plant

Hardiness: HardyHeight: 2.00 m (200 cm)
Sun/Shade: Partial shade or Deep shadeSpread: 1.20 m (120 cm)

Foliage Type: DeciduousFlower Colour: Green
Foliage Colour: GreenFlowering Period: June & July

Soil Type: Normal/Loam
Soil Moisture: Moist, but well drained

Pretty deeply cut leaves which in early summer are crowned by domes of tiny luminous green flowerheads. This angelica is biennial and dies back after flowering but will self-seed freely in the right spot. It performs best in moist shade and it has a wide range of culinary and medicinal uses. Try it at the back of a herb garden or among grasses and perennials and give it space to express itself. A stunning architectural plant that adds height and drama to a border.

  • Garden care: This plant usually dies after flowering but if flowering is prevented or the spent flowers are removed before they set seed then it will often flower again for a second year.

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Wild angelica - Angelica sylvestris  'Vicar's Mead'

Wild angelica
Angelica sylvestris 'Vicar's Mead'