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Purple Angelica

Angelica gigas

Also known as

Angelica, Korean Angelica, Korean Tanggwi

Angelica gigas (2816107120) by Emma Forsberg (CC BY 2.0)

Full Shade
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

H6

RHS hardiness

-20°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

2.5m

Max

1.5m

1.5m

Min

1m

5 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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An Angelica gigas plant in flower
Angelica gigas
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Purple Angelica Overview

This short lived perennial has erect branched, purple stems holding rounded umbels of purple flowers. The leaves are blue-green and palmate.

Common problems with Purple Angelica

How to propagate Purple Angelica

Seed

By seed. Seeds need light to germinate.

Other uses of Purple Angelica

Culinary - a flavouring for gin, liqueurs, candied stems and leaves in cake decoration; and traditional medicinal uses.