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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
Lake Forest, Florida
Samoset, 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
Doyle, Texas
Houston, Texas
Katy, Texas
San Antonio, Texas

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