Angelica: Wild (Angelica sylvestris)
HARDY PERENNIAL. Ht 2.5m.
Native to Europe and central Asia, wild angelica has erect purplish stems and rounded umbels of minuscule white or pale pink flowers in late summer. Traditionally used as a vegetable until the 20th century the stem can be eaten fresh or cooked. The plant has also been used for dyeing. Plant in fairly rich soil in part shade/ full sun.