Angelica sylvestris 'Vicar's Mead'
Common Name: Wild angelica
Cultivar: 'Vicar's Mead'
Growth Rate: Average
Features: Has interesting foliage, Has interesting/colourful ornamental fruit
|Hardiness: Hardy||Height: 2.50 m (250 cm)|
|Sun/Shade: Partial shade or Deep shade||Spread: 1.00 m (100 cm)|
|Foliage Type: Deciduous||Flower Colour: Green, Yellow|
|Foliage Colour: Bronze, Green||Flowering Period: June & July|
Soil Type: Normal/Loam or Clay/Heavy
Soil Moisture: Moist, but well drained or Boggy, poorly drained
- Other features: the flowers are followed by pale yellow fruits; the crysallised young stems are used for decorating cakes
Rounded heads of greenish-yellow flowers on thick ribbed stems in June and July and divided bronze-green leaves. Angelica is ideal for providing vertical interest in a large herbaceous border or as a center piece for a mini-potager. Performing best in moist shade it has a wide range of culinary and medicinal uses.
- Garden care:To prevent the plant from self-seeding remove seedheads before they have fully ripened