Korean angelica (Angelica gigas)
A. gigas ~ A. gigas is a large short lived herbacous perennial with attractive divided foliage. In late summer to early autumn, it bears large rounded umbels of purple flowers on red-flushed, branching stems.
Grow in deep fertile soil, avoiding very hot or dry positions.
Beds and borders, Cottage/Informal, Drying, Flower Arranging, Wildflower
This plant can hold its own against big bold plants such as hostas.
Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)
Moist but well-drained, Well-drained
Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Full Shade, Full Sun, Partial Shade
North, East, West
Exposed or Sheltered
The plants usually die after flowering and producing seeds. As a biennial, plants will naturally fade away after setting seed. For a continuing display, sow seeds in spring for flowers the following year.
The plants usually die after flowering and producing seeds. However, the seeds germinate easily and plenty of seedlings will grow around the original plant.
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