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ANGELONIA angustifolia (ANGELMIST® LAVENDER STRIPE)

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James H. Schutte

Family

Scrophulariaceae

Botanical Name

ANGELONIA angustifolia( ANGELMIST® LAVENDER STRIPE, ANGELMIST® SERIES)

Plant Common Name

Angelmist Basket Lavender Stripe Angelonia, Narrowleaf Angelon, Summer Snapdragon

General Description

Angelmist® Lavender Stripe summer snapdragon, is a compact, upright perennial to tender perennial that originates from Mexico and the islands of the West Indies. Throughout the growing season plants bear loose spikes of very showy, open, snapdragon-like flowers of lavender. This everblooming, drought and heat tolerant ornamental does best in sites with full sun and average, well drained soil. Enjoy this low maintenance plant in containers, or mixed beds and borders. The flowers of summer snapdragon are attractive to bees and butterflies.

Characteristics

  • AHS Heat Zone

    10 - 5

  • USDA Hardiness Zone

    9 - 10

  • Sunset Zone

    H1, H2, 1a, 1b, 2a, 2b, 3a, 3b, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24

  • Plant Type

    Tender Perennial

  • Sun Exposure

    Full Sun, Partial Sun

  • Height

    10"-24" / 25.4cm - 61.0cm

  • Width

    12"-14" / 30.5cm - 35.6cm

  • Bloom Time

    Indeterminate

  • Native To

    Mexico, Caribbean

Growing Conditions

  • Soil pH

    Acidic, Neutral, Alkaline

  • Soil Drainage

    Well Drained

  • Soil type

    Clay, Loam, Sand

  • Tolerances

    Wet Site, Drought

  • Growth Rate

    Very Fast

  • Water Requirements

    Drought Tolerant, Average Water

  • Habit

    Upright/Erect

  • Seasonal Interest

    Spring, Summer, Fall

Ornamental Features

  • Flower Interest

    Showy

  • Flower Color

    Lavender

  • Foliage Color (Spring)

    Green

  • Foliage Color (Summer)

    Green

  • Foliage Color (Fall)

    Green

  • Foliage Color (Winter)

    Green

  • Fragrant Flowers

    Yes

  • Fragrant Fruit

    No

  • Fragrant Foliage

    Yes

  • Bark or Stem Fragrant

    Yes

  • Flower Petal Number

    Single

  • Repeat Bloomer

    No

  • Showy Fruit

    No

  • Edible Fruit

    No

  • Showy Foliage

    No

  • Foliage Texture

    Medium

  • Foliage Sheen

    Matte

  • Showy Bark

    No

Special Characteristics

  • Usage

    Bedding Plant, Container, Cutflower, Mixed Border, Tropical

  • Sharp or Has Thorns

    No

  • Invasive

    No

  • Attracts

    Butterflies

  • Self-Sowing

    No