Angelica enjoys woodland conditions and thrives in moist shade. In addition to its ornamental value, this herb has countless uses! All parts of the plant – the roots, stems, leaves, & seeds, have either medicinal (respiratory and digestive) or culinary uses.
Candied Angelica's popular cake topping. It is also used as a flavoring in absinthe, vermouth, & gin. If you have some spare time on your hands, you can make a flute out of one of the plant’s hollow stems.
Name: Angelica Scientific Name: Angelica Archangelica Syn. Archangelica Officinalis Color: White Plant Seeds: Outdoors After Frost / Indoors Weeks Before Last Frost Bloom Time: Flowers July - Aug Harvest: Harvest Leaves Before Flowering Hardiness Zone: Biennial Plant Height: 60 - 72" Plant Spacing: 36 - 42" Light Requirements: Part Shade - Shade Soil & Water Preferences: Average - Moist