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

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Angelica 'Ebony'(Angelica sylvestris 'Ebony')Herb in 1Litre 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.

 

 


Other Details

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

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