Angelica archangelica is also called just Angelica or Angel’s Fishing Rod and a member of the Apiaceae family. It is a deciduous perennial which produces creamy white flowers in early or middle summer. It grows in the sun or partial shade in any soil whether well-drained or poorly drained.
Angelica archangelica grows up to 1 meter tall. You can cut it back after flowering, be aware of slugs and snails being attracted to this plant. It has sweetly scented stems. It is sometimes considered a biennial since the first year it grows leave and foliage and blooms in the second year.