Tennessee Smart Yards Native Plants

A comprehensive database of Tennessee native plants



Angelica atropurpurea

Full to part sun, moderately wet to medium moisture level, loamy or sandy soil with decaying organic matter, mildly acidic to alkaline pH. 3-10 ft. height, blooms in spring, white/green flowers. Reseeds easily under optimum conditions.

Germination Code:  F

Native Region:  Occurs only in Johnson and Unicoi counties in the Blue Ridge Province

Designated a “Threatened Species” in Tennessee. Naturally occurs in wetlands. It is a large perennial that needs lots of space.


One response to “Angelica

  1. Nan Fitzgerald January 23, 2018 at 5:03 pm

    This is an elegant-looking plant I like to grow toward the back of a garden with some space to spread out. I particularly love the color contrast between stems and heads.

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