Wild angelica

Angelica sylvestris 'Vicar's Mead'

Wild angelica - Angelica sylvestris  'Vicar's Mead'

Common Name: Wild angelica
Genus: Angelica
Species: sylvestris
Cultivar: 'Vicar's Mead'

Category: Perennials
Growth Rate: Average
Features: Has interesting foliage, Has interesting/colourful ornamental fruit

Hardiness: HardyHeight: 2.50 m (250 cm)
Sun/Shade: Partial shade or Deep shadeSpread: 1.00 m (100 cm)

Foliage Type: DeciduousFlower Colour: Green, Yellow
Foliage Colour: Bronze, GreenFlowering 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

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