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Angelonia

Botanical Name
Angelonia angustifolia
Min Zone
9
Max Zone
11
Height
12 to 24 inches
Width
9 to 18 inches
Flowers
Spring through frost: white, pink, blue, bicolor
Light
Full sun
Soil
Moist, well-drained
Planting & Care
  • Plant hardened-off transplants in the garden after the soil has warmed and all danger of frost has passed
  • Space plants 9 to 12 inches apart
  • Apply a slow release fertilizer at planting
  • Water new plants enough to keep the sorrounding soil moist, once established, water thoroughly and only when the top few inches of soil are crumbling and starting to dry
  • Taller varieties can be cut back mid-season to promote fuller growth
Problems
None serious
Varieties
  • Angelface Series - larger flowers, good heat tolerance, 18 to 24 inches
  • Serena Series - compact, 10 to 14 inches
  • Angelmist Series - 14 to 24 inches tall by 10 to 14 inches wide
  • Serenita Series - good drought and heat tolerance; rose, lavender, purple and white blooms; Serenita Pink is AAS Winner

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