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Angelica pachycarpa (Angelica)

Angelica pachycarpa Photo/Illustration: Michelle Gervais


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Hardiness Zones: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Botanical Name: Angelica pachycarpa an-JEL-ih-kah pak-ee-KAR-pah Common Name: Angelica 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.
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
Tolerance Frost Tolerant
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
Type Perennials

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