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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)

Category:

Annuals

Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Height:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:

9-12 in. (22-30 cm)

Hardiness:

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

Danger:

N/A

Bloom Color:

Pink

Medium Blue

Purple

White/Near White

Bloom Time:

Blooms repeatedly

Foliage:

Herbaceous

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:

Non-patented

Propagation Methods:

From herbaceous stem cuttings

Seed Collecting:

Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds

Regional

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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Gardeners' Notes:

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RatingContent
Positive

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

Continual bloomer - great container plant.

Positive

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.