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AGM plants have been through a rigorous trial and assessment programme. They are:
This plant will provide nectar and pollen for bees and the many other types of pollinating insects.
It is included in an evolving list of plants carefully researched and chosen by RHS experts. Divided into 3 groups these lists, linked below, are maintained by a team of RHS staff and are reviewed annually.
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Other common names
purple angelica Korean angelica
Angelica are large biennials or herbaceous perennials, some monocarpic, with pinnately or palmately divided leaves and small white or purple flowers in large umbels
A. gigas is a robust biennial or short-lived perennial with pinnately divided leaves and erect, branched, purple stems bearing large umbels of deep purple flowers in late summer and early autumn
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect North-facing or East-facing or West-facing
MoistureMoist but well-drained, Poorly-drained
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
The ideal position is a deep, moist, loamy soil in full or partial shade but it can tolerate drier conditions if mulched. A short-lived perennial.
Propagate by seed sown in a cold frame with good light, as soon as ripe.Exposure to light is required for germination. Move seedlings when young as older plants resent disturbance
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Flower borders and beds
Architectural Cottage & Informal Garden
Pruning Cut back after flowering
Pests Prone to slugs, snails, leaf miners and aphids
Susceptible to powdery mildews
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