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Angelonia angustifolia

The small subshrubs and perennials of the genus Angelonia originate in damp savannas in tropical and subtropical Central and South America. Their 2-lipped flowers make a colorful floral color accent in summer. 

Noteworthy CharacteristicsWhere not hardy, grow as a bedding annual or container plant. Container plants are best discarded after flowering.

CareMoist, well-drained, fertile soil in full sun.

PropagationSow seed in spring.

ProblemsProne to aphids and powdery mildew.

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