Summer Snapdragon, Angel Flower
Angelonia angustifolia 'Angelface Dark Violet'

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
Registered or introduced: 2008

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

Regional

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

Cincinnati, Ohio

Houston, Texas (2 reports)

La Porte, Texas

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

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)