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Angelica spp.

Angelica sachalinensis-IMG 3591 by C T Johansson (CC BY-SA 3.0)

Partial Shade
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy


RHS hardiness


Minimum temperature

Expected size







  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Angelica Overview

Angelica is a genus containing around 107 species of biennial and herbaceous perennial plants from the carrot family, Apiaceae. They are native to subarctic and temperate areas, growing fairly tall, reaching on average between 1-3m in height. These plants produce large leaves that divide twice in a bipinnate shape and compound umbels of white-green or purple flowers.

Common problems with Angelica

How to propagate Angelica


Special features of Angelica

Attractive flowers

Other uses of Angelica

Culinary - a flavouring for gin, liqueurs, candied stems and leaves in cake decoration; and traditional medicinal uses.

Garden Biennials

A biennial plant takes two years to complete it's flowering cycle but worth the wait.

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Planting For Butterflies - Host/Food Plants

Include these plants in your garden for butterflies to hatch out caterpillars on.

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