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Angelica sylvestris 'Vicar's Mead'


Angelica sylvestris 'Vicar's Mead' is an 8 foot tall wild angelica with large, red-purple umbrella-shaped flowers, stalks and foliage.

Angelica sylvestris 'Vicar's Mead' adds drama, architecture, and vertical appeal to the sunny garden. This is a giant up to 8 feet tall with bold, ornamental, pinnate, red-purple leaves and ridged stems. The large umbrella-shaped umbels have purple flowers that lighten to pink and white as they mature. A robust biennial or a short-lived perennial that will reseed delightfully in the garden and provide a triking contrast to other green foliage plants in the mid to back of the border or wildlife garden. A magnet for pollinators and beneficials insects.

Common Name: Wild Angelica

Family: Apiaceae (The Carrot/Parsley Family)

Zone Hardiness: 4-8

Light: Full Sun, Part Sun, Part Shade

Height: 6-10'

Width: 3-5'

Primary Bloom Colour: Purple

Secondary Bloom Colour: White/Cream

Class: Deciduous

Type: Perennial

Bloom Time: Summer - Fall

Soil Moisture: Average, Moist

Stem Colour: Purple

Fragrance: No

Berries: No

Benefits: Butterflies, Bees

Deer Resistant: Unknown

BC Native: No

Native Habitat: Forests, grasslands, and banks of streams.


Geogrpahical Origin: Asia and the Pacific - Asia - China and Japan

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