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Angelica 'Ebony' (Angelica 'Ebony')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
1m
Max height
0.75m
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Angelica 'Ebony'

Other names

Angelica 'Ebony'

Genus

Angelica 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

Habit

Open stems, Upright

Flower

Pink in Summer; Pink in Autumn

Foliage

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

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Leaf-mining sawflies , Aphids , Slugs , Snails Leaf-mining sawflies , Aphids , Slugs , Snails

Powdery mildew 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.

Propagation

Sow seeds in a cold frame as soon as ripe and transplant while small as older plants resent disturbance.

Propagation methods

Seed


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Where to grow

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)

Companion plants

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

We do not currently have companion plants added for this plant.

Botanical name

Angelica 'Ebony'

Other names

Angelica 'Ebony'

Genus

Angelica 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.

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Open stems, Upright


Colour

Flower

Pink in Summer; Pink in Autumn

Foliage

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


How to care

Watch out for

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.

Propagation

Sow seeds in a cold frame as soon as ripe and transplant while small as older plants resent disturbance.

Propagation methods

Seed


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

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 PLANTS

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

We do not currently have companion plants added for this plant.

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