Angelonia

Angelonia angustifolia

Photo/Illustration: 
Jennifer Benner
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Angelonia (Angelonia angustifolia)
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Genus:  Angelonia

Upright, low perennial with deep mauve to violet two-lipped flowers blooming all summer. Angelonia are superlative container plants, and can also be grown as bedding annuals.

Care: 

Plants look best with upright flower spikes; cut back any that lean or threaten to topple over.

Propagation: 

Sow seed in spring, or grow from cuttings.

Problems: 

Aphids, powdery mildew.

Overview

Height
1 ft. to 3 ft.
Spread
6 in. to 12 in.
Growth Habit
Clumps
Growth Pace
Moderate Grower
Light
Full Sun Only
Moisture
Medium Moisture
Maintenance
Moderate
Characteristics
Showy Flowers
Bloom Time
Early Summer,
Late Summer,
Summer
Uses
Beds and Borders,
Container,
Suitable as Annual
Style
Cottage Garden
Seasonal Interest
Summer Interest
Type
Annuals

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