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Summer Snapdragon, Angel Flower 'AngelMist White Improved'

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)
Cultivar: AngelMist White Improved
Additional cultivar information:(PP16501, AngelMist series, aka Balangwitim)
Hybridized by S. Trees
Registered or introduced: 2004



Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

Suitable for growing in containers


12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)


12-15 in. (30-38 cm)

15-18 in. (38-45 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)

USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun



Bloom Color:

White/Near White

Bloom Time:

Mid Summer

Late Summer/Early Fall

Blooms repeatedly





Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

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:

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


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

Northridge, California

Davenport, Iowa

Bossier City, Louisiana

Prosperity, South Carolina

Victoria, Texas

Gardeners' Notes:


On May 7, 2004, candicecpa from Northridge, CA wrote:

This plant did wonderfully last summer. We had triple digit heat almost every day for 2 months, and it bloomed through it all and looked gorgeous. I want to plant more this year, but I can't find the plant anywhere now. The three plants I had bought did not make it through the winter, or what is technically winter here, even though it was pretty warm.


On Jul 18, 2003, bayouposte from Bossier City, LA (Zone 8a) wrote:

I was actually looking for information on the 'Angelmist' because it has performed with such unstinting grace without causing me any extra work. Since I only bought one plant to see how it adapted, I'm kicking myself for this cautious attitude. Temperatures here have been in the high 90's for a while now, very little rain, (we are down 9" for the year and praying for some moisture), but the 'Angelmist Purple Imperial' looks fresh and lovely each day.


On Nov 2, 2002, Baa wrote:

The AngelMist series is covered by Plant Breeders Rights/Plant Patents in a number of countries including USA, Canada and the UK.

Bears clear white flowers.

Loves a well-drained soil in full sun. While it should be well watered it is best to allow them to dry out between each watering (just not for too long!). You may get a second flowering flush if you cut them back after an early flush and there is enough time left in the season.

They make good container plants as well as bedding and are often grown as annuals, unless you have space to bring them indoors when frost arrives.