Angelica sylvestris

Vicar’s Mead


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Large, flat-topped pink umbel shaped flowers are held on top of sturdy purple stems. Fresh stems are long lasting and add a sense of drama to bouquets.


15 seeds per packet.

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    Flower type:Filler
    Life cycle:Perennial
    Climate:Perennial. Will tolerate frost and live for many years.
    Sowing guide:Refrigerate seeds @ 5-8 C for 1-2 weeks prior to sowing. Direct sow in March to May / September to November. Alternatively sow in trays (recommended) and transplant after 6-8 weeks.
    Planting Season:Autumn / Spring
    Germination guide:21-40 days at 18-24 C. Light required - cover seed lightly with vermiculite. Keep moist (not wet) until germination.
    Good Bee Food:Yes
    Flowering time:September (if sown in March-April) or 120 days after sowing from September.
    Pinch:Not necessary
    Position:Full Sun
    Final height:150 cm

    Harvesting Tips:

    Harvest when half of the small florets on the flower umbel have opened. Expected vase life is 5-7 days.

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