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PlantFiles: Summer Snapdragon, Angel Flower
Angelonia angustifolia

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)

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Tropicals and Tender Perennials

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

9-12 in. (22-30 cm)

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun


Bloom Color:
Medium Blue
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Blooms repeatedly


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

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

Patent Information:

Propagation Methods:
From herbaceous stem cuttings

Seed Collecting:
Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds

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2 positives
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

Positive Lala_Jane On Jan 8, 2009, Lala_Jane from North West, OH (Zone 5b) wrote:

Continual bloomer - great container plant.

Positive I_thee_weed On Mar 7, 2007, I_thee_weed from Hollywood, FL (Zone 10b) wrote:

This is the only flower in my garden that bumblebees visit. They love this flower and I love watching them. I don't know how there could be enough pollen in the flowers to keep them busy for so long.


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

Hamilton, Alabama
Bradenton, Florida
Hollywood, Florida
Stuart, Florida
Stone Mountain, Georgia
Geneva, Illinois
Davenport, Iowa
Slidell, Louisiana
Ellicott City, Maryland
Bay Springs, Mississippi
Averill Park, New York
Croton On Hudson, New York
Austin, Texas
Detroit, Texas
Houston, Texas
Katy, Texas
Portland, Texas
San Antonio, Texas

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