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edible angelica

edible angelica

Grows up to 6ft (2m). Depending on the variety, flowers range from pale lavender-blue to deep rose and have a licorice-celery-like flavor. Use seeds, stems, young leaves and shoots. Leaves used in salads or tea. Stems can be eaten raw. Has stimulating effects on digestive system. Helps relieve indigestion, gas, colic, heartburn. Helps cough up phlegm and relieve bronchitis. Used for colds, respiratory system, liver, strengthening heart, increasing circulation and energy, antibacterial, anti-fungal, hepatitis, . Dried root powder used for athlete’s foot, insecticide. Take in moderation because it might cause dermatitis. It thins blood, so don’t take it if you are on anticoagulants. Promotes menstruation. Do not take if pregnant or diabetic. WARNING- DO NOT CONFUSE WITH POISON HEMLOCK AND GIANT HOGWEED! They look similar. Look at the leaves.
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Astrantia major, 'Sunningdale Variegated', makes a good plant partner with the purple foliage of Viola labradorica.
AUTUMN PROMISE Cutting back Astrantia 'Roma' now produces an excellent secondary flush in the autumn
They adore conditions and have the best ever this Dark crimson astrantia have become de rigueur in any self-respecting herbaceous planting.
A flush of blush ALMOST as ubiquitous as the phlox here are astrantias.
The demand for varieties such as Astrantia major 'Hadspen Blood' and 'Ruby Wedding' is so high that micropropagation is used to keep up the supply.
Each of the Astrantia major is a European native, a plant of damp meadows and the fringes of woods.
The cabbage family including ornamental members like hesperis seem to last a fair while but carrots (apiaceae) including astrantia and eryngiums can be very disappointing after their first year.
This week's online offer is for three Astrantia for just PS4.
Astrantia THESE dainty-looking perennials, with basal clumps of divided foliage topped with small flowers, often whitish-green or bluish-pink, grow to 60cm (24in), an ideal height for the middle of a border.
It is not too late to plant herbaceous perennials such as geranium and astrantia, as long as you put them into well-prepared soil and they have strong green shoots.
Each of the 'delicate Astrantia major is a European native, a plant of damp meadows and the fringes of woods.