Angelica | Angelica sylvestris

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1x plug plant (approx. 2-5cm above ground, 15cm of root structure below ground)

Elevate your garden with Angelica (Angelica sylvestris), a perennial herb of unrivalled elegance. With towering stems and delicate white or greenish flowers, this Apiaceae family member captivates with both beauty and functionality. Adaptable to various habitats, Angelica thrives in moist, well-drained soils, bringing biodiversity to your garden. Low-maintenance and resilient, it stands tall at six feet, offering a botanical symphony of visual appeal and herbal versatility. Embrace the enchantment of Angelica, where ornamental grace meets the ease of nurturing in your wildflower sanctuary.


Botanical Information

Angelica (Angelica sylvestris) stands as a magnificent biennial herb within the Apiaceae family, boasting striking features. Its hollow, stout stems, deeply lobed leaves, and umbels of tiny greenish-white flowers contribute to its commanding presence in gardens. With heights reaching up to 6 feet, Angelica brings both visual allure and herbal versatility to diverse landscapes.


Thriving in damp, rich soils, Angelica has a penchant for streambanks, damp meadows, and woodland edges. Its habitat preference reflects its adaptation to moist conditions, making it an ideal candidate for gardens with well-drained, nutrient-rich soil. This biennial herb, native to Europe and Asia, showcases a robust presence in both wild and cultivated settings.

Benefits to Wildlife

Angelica plays a vital role in supporting wildlife, acting as a beacon for pollinators. Bees, butterflies, and other beneficial insects are drawn to its nectar-rich blooms, contributing to the pollination of surrounding plants. The seeds, rich in nutrients, become a sought-after food source for birds, enhancing the herb’s ecological significance. Angelica’s presence in gardens creates a thriving ecosystem by fostering biodiversity.

Conservation Status in the UK

While not currently classified as endangered in the United Kingdom, the conservation status of Angelica emphasizes the importance of preserving its preferred habitats. Maintaining wetland areas and protecting natural habitats is crucial for the sustained well-being of this herb and the ecosystems it inhabits.

Ease of Growing

Angelica, though grand in stature, is a relatively easy-to-grow herb, making it an attractive choice for gardeners. Sowing its seeds in early spring or fall results in successful germination. Providing consistent moisture and partial shade facilitates optimal growth. Once established, the plant requires minimal care, offering a low-maintenance addition to gardens seeking both ornamental appeal and herbal utility.

Angelica emerges as a captivating biennial herb that seamlessly blends visual grandeur with ecological significance. Its adaptability to moist habitats, contribution to wildlife support, and ease of cultivation make it a standout choice for gardens. As conservation efforts continue, recognizing the role of Angelica in fostering biodiversity underscores its importance in sustainable gardening practices. Elevate your garden with the majestic presence of Angelica, a versatile herb that adds both beauty and ecological value to your landscape.

More Information

First Nature


Complementing Species

Meadowsweet |Filipendula ulmaria

Ragged-Robin | Silene flos-cuculi

Sea Campion | Silene uniflora


Additional information

Weight 1 kg

Light levels

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Flowering Months

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Soil moisture

Normal, Waterlogged, Wet



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