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Angelica sylvestris Vicar's Mead

Ridged, purple flushed stems emerge from between deep purple foliage to hold umbles of white, pink-flushed blooms, creating umbrellalike flowerheads in summer. Angelica was used to make yellow dye and to flavour liqueurs. Easy to grow, attractive to bees, butterflies and birds. Prefers moist welldrained soil in sun or part shade. Height 2.4m (8'). Spread 1m (40"). Supplied in 9cm pots
Flower Colour
Pink, Purple

Type of garden
Container Gardening, Cottage Garden, Wildflower Garden, Wildlife Garden



Bees and Butterflies, Foliage/Stem/Fruit Interest, Ideal for Beginners, Pest Resistant, Suitable for Container

Flowering Time

Sun or Partial Shade

100cm (40")

2.5m (100")



Moist soil


Sun or part shade


Good for cutting



Additional Information

Can be short lived, remove flower heads before seeding to extend the life of the plant. Propagate by seed when ripe. Attractive to bees, butterflies and birds. Hardy perennial.

Delivery Date: 02 Mar 2018 (+/- 14days)
Plant Hardiness

How hardy are our plants?

All our plants have a guideline temperature for how well they will tolerate winter cold.

Fully hardy perennials will withstand temperatures down to -15 °C (5°F) and often lower.
Hardy perennials are happy down to at least -5°C (23°F)
Half hardy perennials can withstand down to around 0°C (32°F)
And Tender perennials may be damaged by temperatures below 5°C (41°F)

Please remember that temperatures can vary significantly within quite a small area, and hardiness can be affected by soil, position and other factors.
If in doubt please give us a call.

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"Thank you ladies for your beautiful plants.
Praise also, for the Bulrush Compost, of which I have purchased 8 bags during the past six months. It is superb and my garden has flourished.
Bless you,
Kind wishes"
Janet Morgan
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