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Botanical name: Angelica 'Ebony'
Other names: Angelica 'Ebony'
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
Companion planting: This plant can hold its own against big bold plants such as hostas and acanthus.
Specific diseases: Powdery mildew
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 read more...
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.
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|Soil types:||Chalky, Clay, Loamy|
|Soil drainage:||Moist but well-drained, Moisture-retentive|
|Soil pH:||Acid, Alkaline, Neutral|
|Light:||Partial Shade, Full Sun|
|Aspect:||North, East, West|
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