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 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