Angelica sylvestris purpurea 'Vicar's Mead'

This purple form of the native biennial British herb has tall, strong stems and dark purple leaves bearing soft, dusky lavender-pink flowers. More
1 x 9cm plant 200627-1 £4.95

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This purple form of the native biennial British herb has tall, strong stems and dark purple leaves bearing soft, dusky lavender-pink flowers.

A naturalistic, graceful addition to the garden and loved by pollinators. Like its wild relative, it will thrive in moist, fertile soils.

Genus Angelica
Group/Species sylvestris
Variety 'Vicar's Mead'
Type Hardy Perennial
Common Name Purple Holy Ghost
Border Position Back, Middle
Soil Type Fertile, Neutral
Scent Unscented
Site Part Shade
Moisture Moist but Well-drained
Height 1.5m (5ft)
Spacing 75cm (30in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Plant in groups of 3 or more. Sprinkle mycorrhizal fungi (Rootgrow) into the base of the planting hole and water well after planting.
Care Tips Biennial, which means it flowers in the second year then dies, so allow to seed around or save the seeds for the next year.
Flowering August - September
Harvesting Flower production: 2 months.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
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