Angelica

Angelica pachycarpa

Photo/Illustration: 
Michelle Gervais
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Angelica (Angelica pachycarpa)
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Genus:  Angelica
Angelica is a striking ornamental biennial or short-lived perennial with jade green, glossy, bold leaves and large umbels of white flowers. It makes a unique statement in the garden.
Noteworthy Characteristics:  Self-sows. Strong architectural presence.
Care:  Full sun or part shade and medium moisture.
Propagation:  Sow seed in containers in a cold frame as soon as ripe. Do not cover seed. Transplant when small (older plants resent disturbance).
Problems:  Powdery mildew, leaf spots, aphids, snails, slugs, carrot rust fly larvae, and leaf miners.

Overview

Height
3 ft. to 6 ft.
Spread
1 ft. to 3 ft.
Growth Pace
Moderate Grower
Light
Full Sun to Part Shade
Moisture
Medium Moisture
Maintenance
Moderate
Characteristics
Self Seeds,
Showy Flowers,
Showy Foliage
Bloom Time
Summer
Flower Color
Green Flower,
White Flower
Uses
Beds and Borders,
Specimen Plant/Focal Point
Seasonal Interest
Summer Interest
Tolerance
Frost Tolerant
Type
Perennials

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