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Angelonia angustifolia 'Angelface Dark Violet'

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Family: Scrophulariaceae (skrof-yoo-larr-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Angelonia (angel-on-ee-a) (Info)
Species: angustifolia (an-gus-tee-FOH-lee-uh) (Info)
Cultivar: Angelface Dark Violet
Additional cultivar information: (PP19870, AngelfaceŽ Series, aka Andeepvi)
Hybridized by Geibel; Year of Registration or Introduction: 2008

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Category:
Annuals
Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Height:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:
12-15 in. (30-38 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 °C (30 °F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 °C (35 °F)
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 °C (40 °F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
N/A

Bloom Color:
Blue-Violet
Violet/Lavender
Purple

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer
Mid Summer
Late Summer/Early Fall
Mid Fall
Late Fall/Early Winter
Blooms repeatedly

Foliage:
Herbaceous
Smooth-Textured

Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

Patent Information:
Patented

Propagation Methods:
From herbaceous stem cuttings

Seed Collecting:
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

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1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive rntx22 On May 11, 2009, rntx22 from Houston, TX (Zone 9a) wrote:

These were gorgeous last summer and fall, I trimmed them back in winter (2008), and much to my surprise they have come back this year (2009) and are blooming now. Lovely color.

Addendum: After the hard freeze and snow we got last winter (2009), they did NOT come back this year (2010)

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Cincinnati, Ohio
Houston, Texas (2 reports)
La Porte, Texas



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