Angelica (Angelica archangelica)

From pretty cake topping to cure for plague, this fast growing plant has many uses.

Photograph copyright — Patsy Collins

Angelica archangelica is a hardy biennial that will act as a perennial if the the flowering stem is cut down before seed is set. At flowering time, in early summer, the hollow stems reach up to six feet. Large heads of spherical green flowers are produced. The plants…

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Patsy Collins

Patsy Collins

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Author, gardener, photographer, cake eater and campervanner from the south coast of England.