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Botanical name: Angelica sylvestris 'Vicar's Mead'
Other names: Wild angelica 'Vicar's Mead', Angelica montana 'Vicar's Mead'
Variety or cultivar: 'Vicar's Mead' _ 'Vicar's Mead' is an upright, robust biennial or short-lived perennial with pinnate, bronze-purple leaves divided into oval leaflets. Ridged, purple flushed stems bear umbels of white or pale pink flowers in late summer to early autumn.
Angelica sylvestris 'Vicar's Mead' is: Deciduous
Flower: White, Pale-pink in Summer; Pale-pink, White in Autumn
Foliage: Purple, Bronze in Spring; Bronze, Purple in Summer; Purple, Bronze in Autumn
Stem: Purple, Flushed purple in Summer; Flushed purple, Purple in Autumn
Habit: Open stems, Spreading, Upright
Companion planting: This plant can hold its own against big bold plants such as Hosta and Acanthus.
Specific diseases: Powdery mildew
Pruning: The plants usually die after flowering and producing seeds. However, the seeds germinate easily and plenty of seedlings will grow around the original plant. Cut back after seeds fall if you want to try to get a repeat show next year.. REGISTER to read more...
Propagation: The plants usually die after flowering and producing seeds. However, the seeds germinate easily and plenty of seedlings will grow around the original plant.. REGISTER to read more...
Propagation methods: Seed. REGISTER to read more...
Angelica sylvestris 'Vicar's Mead' (Wild angelica 'Vicar's Mead') will reach a height of 2.5m and a spread of 1m after 2-5 years.
Suggested uses: Beds and borders, Cake decoration, Cottage/Informal, Drying, Flavouring food and drinks, Wildflower, Woodland
Cultivation: Grow in deep, fertile, loamy soil. Prefers full sun but will grow in partial shade.
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|Soil types:||Chalky, Clay, Loamy|
|Soil drainage:||Moist but well-drained, Well-drained|
|Soil pH:||Acid, Alkaline, Neutral|
|Light:||Partial Shade, Full Sun|
|Aspect:||North, East, West|
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