Chinese Angelica, Bai Zhi
Item #: 7102
Zones: 4a to 7b, at least
Height: 72" tall
Culture: Sun to Part Sun
Origin: China, Japan, Korea, Siberia Russia, Taiwan
Pot Size: 3.5" pot (24 fl. oz/0.7 L) ?
Note: This plant is not currently for sale. This is an archive page preserved for informational use.
Click Add to Wishlist to receive an email if this plant is back in stock.
Simply stunning! Angelica dahurica is a widely-cultivated, short-lived perennial herb found natively in moist grasslands and streamsides from 1,500'-3,000' elevation throughout its range in China, Taiwan, Japan, Korea, Russia, and Siberia. Angelica dahurica forms a bold-textured, winter evergreen/summer dormant rosette of aromatic foliage, topped, starting for us in early June with a massive 6' tall purple stalk, terminating in an insect pollinator haven of branched panicles that hold dozens of large, white, Queen Anne's Lace-like flower heads. The roots of Angelica dahurica (Du Huo/Bai Zhi) have been used medicinally since 400 B.C. to cure head and body aches, blood toxicities, as a laxative/purgative, sedative, a remedy for swollen gums and toothaches, and as a topical anti-fungal cream...and the seeds are used as a culinary liqueur flavoring. Do you really not have one yet? In moist, richly organic soils expect flowers in year two.