Botanical Name: Angelica gigasan-JEL-ih-kah GEE-gas Common Name: AngelicaGenus: Angelica
This showstopper produces conspicuous, red-purple leaf sheaths with dense, purple domed flowerheads.
Noteworthy characteristics: Highly attractive to bees. A biennal or short-lived perennial.
Care: Provide full sun to part shade and dry to medium soil.
Propagation: Sow seed in containers when ripe and transplant when small, as mature plants resent disturbance.
Problems: Powdery mildew, leaf spot. Aphids, snails slugs, leaf miners.