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Angelica palustris

Marsh Angelica

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Features

  • BloomsJuly to August
  • Height1.2m
  • Growth HabitBranched clump
  • Flower ColourWhite
  • Leaf ColourMid green

Description

Angelica palustris (Marsh Angelica). This wild-flowering species produces white flowers in rounded umbels. Foliage is mid green and the leaves are comprised of three leaflets with scalloped margins.

Also known as Ostericum palustre.

Characteristics

Perennial or Biennial, Deciduous, Herbaceous

Origin

E. Europe, W. Asia

Interest and use

This is a protected species.

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Needs

  • LightFull sun or Part shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilClay, Fertile, Sandy, Loamy
  • WaterMoist

Cultivation

This plant is adapted to water meadows and so welcomes moist soil and an open position.

Propagation

By seed.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Slugs and snails.

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