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Angelica 'Ebony' (Angelica 'Ebony')

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Time to maturity
2-5 years
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Botanical name: Angelica 'Ebony'

Other names: Angelica 'Ebony'

Genus: Angelica

Variety or Cultivar: 'Ebony' _ 'Ebony' is an upright perennial with glossy, dark purple, flushed-black, pinnate leaves and dark purple buds opening to rounded umbels of pink flowers in late summer and early autumn.

Angelica 'Ebony' is: Deciduous

Flower: Pink in Summer; Pink in Autumn

Foliage: Flushed black, Dark-purple, Dark-green in Spring; Flushed black, Dark-purple, Dark-green in Summer; Dark-purple, Dark-green, Flushed black in Autumn

Habit: Open stems, Upright

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Specific pests: Leaf-mining sawflies , Aphids , Slugs , Snails

Specific diseases: Powdery mildew

General care

Pruning: The plants often dies after flowering and producing seeds. However, the seeds germinate easily and plenty of seedlings will grow around the original plant. Cut back after seeds if you want to try to get a repeat show next year.. REGISTER to read more...

Propagation: Sow seeds in a cold frame as soon as ripe and transplant while small as older plants resent disturbance. . REGISTER to read more...

Propagation methods: Seed. REGISTER to

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Angelica 'Ebony' (Angelica 'Ebony') will reach a height of 1m and a spread of 0.75m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses: Cake decoration, Cottage/Informal, Flavouring food and drinks, Beds and borders, Wildflower, Drying

Cultivation: Grow full sun or partial shade in deep, moist soil, avoiding very hot or dry positions. Resents disturbance so transplanting may be unsuccessul.

Soil type: Chalky, Clay, Loamy

Soil drainage: Moist but well-drained, Moisture-retentive

Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light: Full Sun, Partial Shade

Aspect: North, East, West

Exposure: Exposed, Sheltered

Hardiness: Hardy (H4)

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Companion planting: This plant can hold its own against big bold plants such as hostas and acanthus.

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