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Angelica sylvestris 'Ebony' (Angelica 'Ebony') Herb Plant


Some Herbs may be too tall for our standard packaging and will be trimmed to fit. This will not be detrimental to the plant but will mean that these herbs will flower later in the year.

The Blister packs used to protect our beautiful herbs during transit are made from 100% recycled plastic and can be recycled kerbside.

Angelica 'Ebony'(Angelica sylvestris 'Ebony')Herb in 1 litre Pot

Angelica 'Ebony' is an upright perennial that will make an interesting addition to the herb garden, or to any border in fact,  it has beautiful dark purple, almost black foliage and beautiful purple/pink flowers in flat umbels a real show-stopper and great for flower arranging. The foliage and hollow grooved stems have a faint aniseed odor. Angelica is a graceful plant in any situation and this plant can reach up to 75cm in height. Also known as Purple Angelica. Its large flower heads are bee and butterfly friendly too and if you leave the seed-heads in place the birds will love it too.

Angelica 'Ebony'is best sited in a full sun position, but will take some shade, and prefer moist soil. 

Due to the size of the plant and leaves, Angelica can be windblown, so may need staking once it has reached full size.

Herb Usage

Angelica has been said to be an aphrodisiac, an antidote to poisons can word off the the plague and a used as a protection against witches! It is probably more famous for the candied stems for on cakes but the roots can also be used in various culinary ways - including giving the characteristic flavour to Benedictine.

Buy Angelica 'Ebony'Online

Our potted Angelica 'Ebony'herb plants are generally available to buy online from March to September.



Angelica sylvestris 'Ebony' (Angelica 'Ebony') Herb Plant
Aspect/Site Full sun/Partial shade
Soil Type Moist soil
Flower Colour Pink
Height 150cm
Spread 100cm
Latin Name Angelica 'Ebony'
Hardiness RHS rating H6 - Hardy very cold winter
Culinary Desserts/Drinks
Scented None
Medicinal/Cosmetic Infusion
Flowering/Harvest/Interest Summer
Special Features Architectural
Type of Garden Cottage/Informal