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6th January 2021. In line with the current government lockdown rules, Burncoose Nurseries is closed to visitors. However at present we are able to offer click and collect to local customers. This will be weekdays only, not weekends. Mail order is continuing as normal. However please allow extra time for the couriers to deliver, once despatched from us. Sorry to say that some depots are experiencing high volumes of traffic, also staff shortages.

ANGELICA

Genus of 50 species of herbaceous perennials and biennials mainly from damp woodland, meadows, fens and streambanks in the northern hemisphere.

Their architectural quality make them suitable as specimen plants in borders or by ponds.

A. archangelica, the introduced garden angelica, is well-known as a decoration for cakes and puddings and has been cultivated since ancient times as a medicine, flavouring agent and vegetable.

It is thought that the stems were the inspiration for the fluted Doric columns of ancient Greece.

In the garden if it is prevented from flowering or flowers are removed before they set seed it will often flower for a second year.

The native wild angelica, A. sylvestris, is a perennial of fens, damp woods, hedgerows and meadows.

 

 


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ANGELICA gigas

ANGELICA gigas  >

Architectural perennial with purple flowers on red stems
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individually £12.50 each, 3+ £10.00 each
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Available Early Spring 2021 - Should be available March/April onwards depending on growing conditions.

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