Botanical name: Peucedanum verticillare
Other names: Hog fennel, Giant dill, Angelica verticillaris
Species: P. verticillare - P. verticillare is a robust, open, biennial or short-lived perennial with a bushy clump of blue-green basal leaves, pink-flushed when emerging in spring, and flattened umbels of pale yellow flowers on stout, erect, red stems from midsummer to early autumn.
Peucedanum verticillare is: Deciduous
Flower: Yellow-green, Pale-yellow in Summer; Yellow-green, Pale-yellow in Autumn
Foliage: Flushed pink, Blue-green in Spring; Blue-green in Summer; Blue-green in Autumn
Habit: Open stems, Upright
Toxicity: Toxic if ingested.
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...
Peucedanum verticillare (Hog fennel) will reach a height of 2m and a spread of 1m after 2-5 years.
Suggested uses: Architectural, Beds and borders, Cottage/Informal, Drying, Low Maintenance, Wildflower
Cultivation: Grow in fertile, moist but well-drained soil in full sun. Will tolerate light shade.
Soil type: Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)
Soil drainage: Moist but well-drained, Well-drained
Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Light: Full Sun, Partial Shade
Aspect: North, South, 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 Hosta and Acanthus.
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